Race & Politics
May 6th, 2009
Written by David Wolfford in Race & Politics with 0 Comments
Barack Obama’s inauguration has overshadowed another political milestone for 2009. Michael Steele became the first African American to serve as Republican Party chairman in early February, and only the second to lead a major political party (Ron Brown was elected DNC chair in 1989). A native of Maryland, Steele attended Johns Hopkins University, and after considering the priesthood instead chose...