Archive - Fourth Annual James M. Nabrit Jr. Lecture - April 5, 2007
Honorable Charles B. Rangel
United States House of Representatives
Congressman Charles B. Rangel is serving his 19th term as the Representative from the 15th Congressional District, comprising East and Central Harlem, the Upper West Side, and Washington Heights/Inwood. He is the Chairman of the Committee on Ways and Means and the Dean of the New York State Congressional Delegation. Congressman Rangel is a founding member and former chairman of the Congressional Black Caucus. He was also chairman of the New York State Council of Black Elected Democrats.
Congressman Rangel served in the U.S. Army from 1948 to 1952, during which time he fought in Korea and was awarded the Purple Heart and Bronze Star. He has authored several pieces of legislation to benefi t minority and women veterans, including a successful bill that established the Office of Minority Affairs within the Department of Veterans Affairs. Congressman Rangel is a graduate of New York University and St. Johnís University School of Law. He has spent his entire career in public service, fi rst as an Assistant U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York, and later in the New York State Assembly. He was elected to the 92nd Congress on November 3, 1970, and has been re-elected to each succeeding Congress.
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An Informal Conversation With the
Honorable Ruth Bader Ginsburg
Associate Justice, United States Supreme Court
Moot Court Room
Th is private conversation is open only to members of the Howard University School of Law community.