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Politics is not perfect but it's the best available nonviolent means of changing how we live. ---->>>

If you don't like affirmative action, what is your plan to guarantee a level playing field of opportunity? ---->>>

Behind closed doors they had what were legendary battles I hear but when the doors opened there was absolute unity. Not a crack could be found. No separation whatsoever. They were locked together for the good of the community. ---->>>


Nationality: American
Born: 03-23, 1938
Die: 06-23, 2003
Occupation: Politician

Maynard Holbrook Jackson, Jr. (March 23, 1938 – June 23, 2003) was an American politician and attorney from Georgia, a member of the Democratic Party, and elected in 1973 at the age of 35 as the first African-American mayor of Atlanta, Georgia and of any major city in the South. He served three terms (1974–82, 1990–94), making him the second longest-serving mayor of Atlanta, after six-term mayor (1937–41, 1942–62) William B (wikipedia)