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Exhibit explores Newport’s Gilded Age residents of African heritage
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Exhibit explores Newport’s Gilded Age residents of African heritage
The Gilded Age, the late 19th century period of economic boom, conjures up names of wealthy white magnates such as the Vanderbilts and the Carnegies, who built transportation and steel empires. But the names of notable African heritage people of the same era remain lesser known.
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Gabe Amo is Rhode Island’s first Black elected US rep.
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Gabe Amo is Rhode Island’s first Black elected US rep.
Gabe Amo, a former aide in the Biden and Obama administrations, made history on Nov. 7 by becoming the first Black person elected to represent Rhode Island in Congress.
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Candidates of color join large field in R.I. congressional race
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Candidates of color join large field in R.I. congressional race
More than a dozen Democratic candidates have entered the special election race for the Rhode Island congressional seat vacated by Rep. David Cicilline. who announced his resignation June 1 to run the Rhode Island Foundation. 
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