|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives|
from Maryland's 7th district
|Assumed office |
May 5, 2020
|Preceded by||Elijah Cummings|
January 3, 1987 – February 15, 1996
|Preceded by||Parren Mitchell|
|Succeeded by||Elijah Cummings|
|President and CEO of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People|
February 20, 1996 – November 30, 2004
|Preceded by||Earl Shinhoster|
|Succeeded by||Dennis Courtland Hayes|
|Member of the Baltimore City Council|
from the 4th district
|Preceded by||Multi-member district|
|Succeeded by||Multi-member district|
Frizzell Gerald Gray
October 24, 1948
Baltimore, Maryland, U.S.
|Education||Morgan State University (BS)|
Johns Hopkins University (MA)
Kweisi Mfume (/ / kwy-EE-see uum-FOO-may; born Frizzell Gerald Gray; October 24, 1948) is an American politician. He has been the U.S. Representative for Maryland's 7th congressional district from 1987 to 1996 and was elected again in May 2020.
He is also the former president and CEO of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP).
References[change | change source]
- Barker, Jeff (February 4, 2020). "Kweisi Mfume wins Democratic nomination for Maryland's 7th District". The Baltimore Sun. Archived from the original on February 5, 2020. Retrieved February 5, 2020.