Julia May Carson , born Julia May Porter, was a member of the United States House of Representatives for from 1997 until her death in 2007 .[https://history.house.gov/People/Listing/C/CARSON,-Julia-May-/ U.S. Congresswoman Julia Carson], U.S. House bio Carson was the first woman and first African American to represent Indianapolis in the U.S. Congress. She was also the second African American woman elected to Congress from Indiana, after Katie Hall, and her grandson André Carson succeeded to her seat following her death. Wikipedia*
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Julia Carson has 181 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1996 Convention as a U.S. Representative Candidate. The year with the most videos was 2003 with 31 videos. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 1998 with an average of 3,577 views per program as a Democratic Representative for Indiana's 10th district. Most appearances with Eleanor Holmes Norton (4), Dorothy I. Height (3), Danny Davis (3). Most common tags: African Americans, Indiana, State of the Union Address.
PreviouslyU.S. Representative, D-IN 7th January 7, 2003 - December 15, 2007 Videos: 61 U.S. Representative, D-IN 10th January 3, 1997 - January 7, 2003 Videos: 119 U.S. Representative Candidate,
D c. August 28, 1996 - c. November 5, 1996 Videos: 1