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Gray, Frizzell Gerard (Mfume, Kweisi)

Born: 1948 AD
Currently alive, at 66 years of age.

Nationality: Unknown
Categories: Politician


1948 - Born on October 24th in Baltimore, Maryland. American black activist and Democratic politician.

1984 - He earned a Master’s degree in Liberal Arts, with a concentration in International Studies, from Johns Hopkins University. He would later go on to serve on the Boards of both Universities.

1987 - U.S. Congressional Representative from Maryland.

1991 - He co-authored and successfully amended the Civil Rights Bill to apply the act to U.S. citizens working for American-based companies abroad. He also sponsored legislative initiatives banning assault weapons and establishing stalking as a federal crime.

1992 - The chairman of Congressional Black Caucus.

1996-2004 - President & CEO of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP).

         - He led Congressional movement to encourage Bill Clinton to help restore Jean Bertrand Aristide to power in Haiti.

         - He co-wrote autobiography "No Free Ride".

2006 - A candidate for Democratic nomination for Senate from Maryland.


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