Kweisi Mfume

Kweisi Mfume is the former President/CEO of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People , as well as a five-term Democratic Congressman from Maryland's 7th congressional district, serving in the 100th through 104th Congress. On September 12, 2006, he lost a primary campaign for the United States Senate seat that was being vacated by Maryland U.S. Senator Paul Sarbanes. Wikipedia*

On the C-SPAN Networks:
Kweisi Mfume has 263 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1987 House Highlight. The year with the most videos was 1994 with 46 videos. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2012 with an average of 11,140 views per program. Most appearances with Jesse Jackson (19), Charles B. Rangel (11), Donald M. Payne (11). Most common tags: African Americans, Minorities, Civil Rights.

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U.S. Representative, D-MD 7th View Map January 3, 1987 - February 15, 1996 Videos: 198 President and CEO, National Association for the Advancement of Colored People c. February 20, 1996 - c. December 31, 2004 Videos: 65

Recent Appearances

  • Status of Black Males

    Status of Black Males

    The Congressional Caucus on Black Men and Boys held its first hearing, titled “The Status of Black Males: Ensuring Our Boys Mature Into Strong…

  • National Convention Platform Committee Meeting

    National Convention Platform Committee Meeting

    The Democratic Platform Committee considered and adopted the platform for the Democratic Party Convention. Every four years, the…

  • Race Relations in the U.S.

    Race Relations in the U.S.

    Leonard Steinhorn, Sophia Nelson, and Kweisi Mfume talked about race relations and politics in the U.S. They responded to…

  • Maryland Democratic Senate Primary Debate

    Maryland Democratic Senate Primary Debate

    Rep. Ben Cardin and former Rep. Kweisi Mfume debated for the Democratic nomination for the Maryland Senate seat being…

  • Genocide in Darfur

    Genocide in Darfur

    A rally was held on the National Mall before the U.S. Capitol to raise public awareness of genocide in the Darfur region of…

  • Millions More Movement, Afternoon

    Millions More Movement, Afternoon

    The Millions More Movement commemorated the 10th anniversary of the Million Man March on the National Mall with speeches and…

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Historical Member of Congress Record

Former District Map Former Ideology Rankings Past Elections

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