Carol Mosley Braun

Carol Moseley Braun, was born August 16, 1947, and is an American politician and lawyer who represented Illinois in the United States Senate from 1993 to 1999 She was the first and to date only female African-American Senator……Carol also became the first African-American U.S. Senator for the Democratic Party, the first woman to defeat an incumbent U.S. Senator in an election, and the first and to date only female Senator from Illinois.