White House apologizes to black woman lawmaker denied admission to White House ceremony

May 1998
Jet;05/25/98, Vol. 93 Issue 26, p8
Reports on the apology extended to Georgia's first African American congresswoman Representative Cynthia A. McKinney from the White House, after being discriminated against by being denied admission to the White House, for a welcoming ceremony for the Prime Minister of Italy. Reference to a letter of protest sent to President Bill Clinton; Statements from White House spokesman Joe Lockhart.


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