Jackson and Mfume on Texas execution of Gary Graham

Browne, J. Zamgba
June 2000
New York Amsterdam News;06/29/2000, Vol. 91 Issue 26, p4
Reports on Reverend Jesse Jackson's criticism of the Texas Board of Pardons and Paroles for executing death row inmate Gary Graham in June 22, 2000. Message of Graham to Jackson; Issues on the Texas justice system; Investigation and witnesses in Graham's case; Demands of National Association for the Advancement of Colored People president Kweisi Mfume.


Related Articles

  • Jackson, Mfume hit book tour trail. J.Q. // Publishers Weekly;8/19/1996, Vol. 243 Issue 34, p17 

    Reports on book promotions by black leaders Jesse Jackson and National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) president Kweisi Mfume. Jackson's appearance on television show `Good America America' to discuss his book `Legal Lynching'; Promotion for Mfume's autobiography `No...

  • Mfume supports Nielsen's People Meters. Watson, Jamal E. // New York Amsterdam News;10/21/2004, Vol. 95 Issue 43, p5 

    The article reports that Kweisi Mfume, President and CEO of the NAACP, has endorsed the use of Local People Meters (LPMs) as a more accurate and reliable way of tracking household viewing habits in local markets around the country, according to Nielsen Media Research. Mfume said that there needs...

  • Record 32 candidates seek Mfume's Baltimore seat in U.S. Congress.  // Jet;1/15/96, Vol. 89 Issue 9, p12 

    Reports that 32 candidates have filed to replace Kweisi Mfume as Baltimore, Maryland's representative to the US Congress. Problems in the planned special elections; History of Mfume's political career.

  • Kweisi Mfume is Black America's Man of the Year. Reed, William // New York Amsterdam News;01/18/97, Vol. 88 Issue 3, p8 

    Reports that Kweisi Mfume, president and chief executive officer of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) is regarded as Black America's 1996 Man of the Year. Background information on Mfume; How he helped the NAACP out of its financial crisis; Operations of the...

  • Up from the street corner. Borger, Gloria // U.S. News & World Report;8/9/93, Vol. 115 Issue 6, p33 

    Profiles Congressional Black Caucus leader Kweisi Mfume. Rough start in life; How he remade himself into a polished, pragmatic player; Accomplishments; How style, once his bane, is now key to his success; Future.

  • Meeting of minds.  // New York Amsterdam News;03/08/97, Vol. 88 Issue 10, p1 

    Presents a caption photograph of Kweisi Mfum, executive director of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), who was invited to participate in a Black-Jewish dialogue, posing with Rabbi Marc Schneier, president of the Foundation for Ethnic Understanding and Israel...

  • A new day is dawning.  // New York Amsterdam News;8/24/96, Vol. 87 Issue 34, p8 

    Presents a photograph of National Association for the Advancement of Colored People's president Kweisi Mfume and supporters during the association's convention in New Orleans, Louisiana.

  • From poverty to Congress: Mfume defends affirmative action. Clark, Eric // Crisis (00111422);1995, Vol. 102 Issue 4, p10 

    Profiles Maryland Congressman Kweisi Mfume. Personal background; Educational background; Advocacy to the importance of education; Support for affirmative action; Career as a politician.

  • NEWS IN BRIEF: MARYLAND.  // Advocate;7/30/92, Issue 608, p26 

    Reports that Democratic representative Kweisi Mfume will not attend an Independent Day parade in Catonsville, Maryland because the parade's organizers barred Gay and Lesbian Veterans from the event.


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics