US President Barack Obama congratulates Congressional Gold Medal honoree Brooke. Photo: Reuters US President Barack Obama congratulates Congressional Gold Medal honoree Brooke. Photo: Reuters
US President Barack Obama congratulates Congressional Gold Medal honoree Brooke. Photo: Reuters

Edward Brooke, first elected black US senator, dies at 95

First elected black senator represented Massachusetts in Washington for two terms, championing rights of the disadvantaged

US President Barack Obama congratulates Congressional Gold Medal honoree Brooke. Photo: Reuters US President Barack Obama congratulates Congressional Gold Medal honoree Brooke. Photo: Reuters
US President Barack Obama congratulates Congressional Gold Medal honoree Brooke. Photo: Reuters
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