After redrawing congressional districts to help himself, Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney lost.

With the passing of some of our political pioneers, their legacy and blueprints are left behind and being carried by the likes of Representatives Jahana Hayes, Ilhan Omar and Ayanna Pressley, to name a few. Here are 8 additional Black politicians you should know effecting change in America.

Jamaal Bowman's historic primary victory over a longtime New York Congressman all but guarantees that there will be another Black U.S. representative on Capitol Hill next year.