Oscar James Dunn, Lieutenant Governor of Louisiana 1868-1871

Eyes In The Northwest

Oscar J Dunn, former slave, installed as the first Black and Republican Lt Governor of Louisiana on this date in 1868.

How can theDemocrats ever explain this? It doesn’t fit their ‘racism rants’ and they obviously won’t allow this information into student history books of today!

More information about Oscar J. Dunn can be found on BlackPast.org.

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