Kweisi Mfume Quotes

16 Kweisi Mfume quotes:

"While the eyes of the nation are on Washington, and on this inauguration, we've come back to Florida to say that we remember and we must not ever forget. These two events, simultaneously and noteworthy, produce for us an interesting juxtaposition. The contrast hearkens our attention to the need for a nationwide uniform system for casting ballots and counting ballots that's the same -- no matter what state you're in, no matter what you might look like, no matter what the election is."
Author: Mfume Quotes Category: Eyes Quotes
"I was there when your officers opened fire after the funeral, ... So, I'm not ill-informed."
Author: Mfume Quotes Category: Fire Quotes
"Their anger is justified, ... Their feelings of frustration are justified. We have an obligation to listen so that we don't repeat [this] situation in communities all across this nation."
Author: Mfume Quotes Category: Anger Quotes
"And it really gets down to an issue of class. The poor and the poorest of the poor tend to be the ones that are being missed by the census,"
Author: Mfume Quotes Category: Class Quotes
"Little Richard has distinguished himself as not only an unparalleled musical genius, but also as a unique and innovative performing artist -- fusing pure vocal talent with exhilarating showmanship,"
Author: Mfume Quotes Category: Genius Quotes
"I think we've reached a point in our history as a people and as a nation that we've almost come full circle,"
Author: Mfume Quotes Category: History Quotes
"I should point out that this does not constitute an official meeting with the NAACP, ... I do hope, however, that it begins the process for future dialogue with the NAACP."
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"exacerbated when there is an excessive use of force by the police. I'm appealing, quite frankly, to those persons who are very angry, to hold their anger a little longer, until we're able to bring a little justice here."
Author: Mfume Quotes Category: Force Quotes
"This type of random violence is repulsive, and it must not be allowed to go unpunished,"
Author: Mfume Quotes Category: Violence Quotes
"This type of random violence is repulsive and it must not be allowed to go unpunished,"
Author: Mfume Quotes Category: Violence Quotes
"We say never again, never again, to this kind of violence,"
Author: Mfume Quotes Category: Violence Quotes
"so let me put that to rest."
Author: Mfume Quotes Category: Rest Quotes
"It's been a special kind of relationship, and in a special way, I think it's spoken volumes to the rest of America, the bulwark of American democracy."
Author: Mfume Quotes Category: Rest Quotes
"a society 200-plus years beyond its own revolution, that has failed to come to grips with the issue of race."
Author: Mfume Quotes Category: Revolution Quotes
"This issue is crying out for advocates, ... and we expect advocacy from the White House and the Justice Department."
Author: Mfume Quotes Category: Justice Quotes
"When the television-viewing public sits down to watch the new prime-time shows scheduled for this fall’s lineup,"
Author: Mfume Quotes Category: Television Quotes

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