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From Kumawu Bodomase to US Congress: Meet the first Black representative from Rhode Island

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Ghanaians, both domestically and internationally, are achieving enormous progress in a wide range of endeavors. In the fields of politics, technology, government, and other fields, there are undoubtedly a few Ghanaians making significant contributions to history.

Gabriel Felix Kofi Amo, the first Black congressman from Rhode Island to serve in the US Congress, is the most recent addition to the lengthy list.

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Amo served as the White House Office of Intergovernmental Affairs’ deputy director during the Biden administration before deciding to run for US Congress.

The man known by his nickname, Gabe Amo, was born in Pawtucket, Rhode Island, although he is originally from Kumawu Bodomase in the Ashanti Region of Ghana. His mother is from Liberia, while his father is from Ghana.

Gabriel Amo ran many democratic political campaigns during the Barack Obama administration and also worked under Governor Gina Raimondo of Rhode Island, according to a Facebook post on Asante Nation.

Gabe Amo completed his education at Providence, Rhode Island’s Moses Brown College Preparatory School. He participated in the school’s student senate at that period, where he won several awards for his leadership abilities.

Gabe Amo subsequently earned a distinction-filled Bachelor of Arts degree from Wheaton College in Massachusetts, where he studied political science. He was also chosen to take part in the United States Senate Youth Program in Washington, D.C.

Overall, Gabe Amo has served in various positions and honored with many awards.

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