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I don’t believe this is what Ralph Ellison meant by the “Invisible Man”…

Atrios provides us with a link to Grover Norquist’s African American Republican Leadership Council, a place that I have never visited before. So I’m, like, checking it out and I decide to go check out the Black GOP in Congress Hall of Champions. Boy, was that one quiet room. Of course every page needs a little padding to give these guys the look of “Somethings happening here, What it is ain’t exactly clear”, so they decided to list all African-Americans in Congress, not just the GOP list which would be embarassingly small and about to become non-existant with the departure of JC Watts. Now I won’t list all of the former black members of Congress, only the current ones, because, well, it’s very informative:

Rep. Major Owens(D-NY)– 1983-present
Rep. Edolphus Towns (D-NY)– 1983-present
Rep. John Lewis (D-GA)–1987-present
Rep. Donald Payne (D-NJ)– 1989-present
Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-D.C.)– 1991-present
Rep. William Jefferson (D-LA)– 1991-present
Rep. Maxine Waters (D-CA)– 1991-present
Rep. Eva Clayton (D-NC)– 1992-present
Rep. Sanford Bishop (D-GA)– 1993-present
Rep. Corrine Brown (D-FL)– 1993-present
Rep. Jim Clyburn (D-SC)– 1993-present
Rep. Cleo Fields (D-LA)– 1993-96
Rep. Alcee Hastings (D-FL)–1993-present
Rep. Earl Hilliard (D-AL)–1993-present
Rep. Eddie Bernice Johnson (D-TX)– 1993-present
Rep. Cynthia McKinney (D-GA)– 1993-present
Rep. Bobby Rush (D-IL)– 1993-present
Rep. Bobby Scott (D-VA)– 1993-present
Rep. Mel Watt (D-NC)– 1993-present
Rep. Albert Wynn (D-MD)– 1993-present
Rep. Bennie Thompson (D-MS)– 1993-present
Rep. Chaka Fattah (D-PA)– 1995-present
Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee (D-TX)– 1995-present
Rep. Julius Caesar Watts (R-OK)– 1995-present
Rep. Jesse Jackson, Jr. (D-IL)– 1995-present
Rep. Juanita Millender-McDonald (D-CA)– 1996-present
Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-MD)– 1996-present
Rep. Julia Carson (D-IN)– 1997-present
Delegate Donna Christian-Christensen (D-VI)– 1997-present
Rep. Danny K. Davis (D-IL)– 1997-present
Rep. Harold Ford, Jr. (D-TN)– 1997-present
Rep. Carolyn Cheeks Kilpatrick (D-MI)– 1997present-
Rep. Gregory Meeks (D-NY)– 1998-present
Rep. Barbara Lee (D-CA)– 1998-present
Rep. Stephanie Tubbs Jones (D-OH)– 1999-present
Rep. William Clay, Jr. (D-MO)– 2001-present

One of these things is not like the others, can you guess which one?

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Yeah. Like I would tell you....