Senate Chaplain Ret. Rear Admiral Barry Black (from left), Carol Mosely Braun, Roland Burris, Tim Scott, Mo Cowan and Cory Booker, participate at an event discussing their personal journeys and the nation's progress with America's black senators at the Library of Congress.
Senate Chaplain Ret. Rear Admiral Barry Black (from left), Carol Mosely Braun, Roland Burris, Tim Scott, Mo Cowan and Cory Booker, participate at an event discussing their personal journeys and the nation's progress with America's black senators at the Library of Congress. Pete Marovich/MCT
Senate Chaplain Ret. Rear Admiral Barry Black (from left), Carol Mosely Braun, Roland Burris, Tim Scott, Mo Cowan and Cory Booker, participate at an event discussing their personal journeys and the nation's progress with America's black senators at the Library of Congress. Pete Marovich/MCT

Black senators say their careers symbolize racial progress

February 25, 2014 05:48 PM