Harold Washington - Quotes

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Chicago is one city. We shall work as one people for our common good and our common goals. ---->>>

The third fallacy is that affirmative action doesn't work. ---->>>

Let's not be overconfident, we still have to count the votes. ---->>>

Business as usual will not be accepted by any part of this city. ---->>>

Throughout American history many of our social gains and much of our progress toward democracy were made possible by the active intervention of the federal government.

Throughout American history many of our social gains and much of our progress toward democracy were made possible by the active intervention of the federal government.

Affirmative action works but we're going to need to muster all our political resources if we are to keep it in place. ---->>>

I want to be a mayor who helped, really helped. ---->>>

That fallacy flies in the face of studies that show, every day, in every way, things are getting a little worse for America's minorities relative to the progress made by those in the top percentiles of assets and income. ---->>>

I am not interested in splitting the white vote. ---->>>

Our concern is to heal. Our concern is to bring together. ---->>>

What is so remarkable about the success of affirmative action is that it has been accomplished despite the Justice Department and the policies of the federal government. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: American
Born: 04-15, 1922
Birthplace:
Die: 11-25, 1987
Occupation: Politician
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Harold Lee Washington (April 15, 1922 – November 25, 1987) was an American lawyer and politician from the state of Illinois who was elected as the 41st Mayor of Chicago. Washington was noted as the first African–American to be elected as mayor of Chicago in February 1983. Washington served as mayor from April 29, 1983 until his death on November 25, 1987 (wikipedia)