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November 25, 2018

George T. “Mickey” Leland (Ep. 51, 2018)

By: John L. Hanson

In Black America presents a 1981 conversation with the late George T. “Mickey” Leland, former U.S. Representative from the 18th Congressional District of Houston, Texas, and former Chairman of the House Hunger Committee. In 1989, Congressman Leland and a delegation of fifteen Americans and Ethiopians died in a plane crash in Ethiopia.