Only black US senate member to leave

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With just one week to go before the US midterm elections - the Senate's only African-American member is preparing to leave his post.

No black person is expected to replace him.

So, how is it that a nation in which blacks make up 13 per cent of the population can have none in its upper legislative chamber?

Al Jazeera's Rosiland Jordan reports from Chicago.