Wednesday, August 11, 2004

Black thought

Keyes to Face Obama In U.S. Senate Race

Illinois Election to Ensure Nation's 5th Black Senator

When asked what he thought of the fact that Illinois was almost assured of getting a black U.S. senator next year, Keyes said it reminded him of how Serena and Venus Williams's father must have felt watching his daughters compete for the Wimbledon title.

"No matter how the day turned out, it was going to be a proud day for the Williams family," he said.

(By Juliet Eilperin - Washington Post Staff Writer - Monday, August 9, 2004; Page A08)

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