Selected newspaper articles related to Mickey Leland

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Headline Newspaper Columnist Date
John Whitmire thinks his ‘tough but smart’ approach is just what Houston needs to thrive Houston Chronicle  McGuinness, D. 10/22/23
Feeding the hungry was life's work for 'citizen of the world' Mickey Leland Houston Chronicle  Zelinski, A. 09/13/16
Anti-hunger champion to inspire more action Houston Chronicle  Ellis, R. 08/07/14
Leland legacy still inspires Houston Chronicle  Editorial 08/04/14
Honor civil rights heroes by voting San Antonio Express News  Davis, W. 08/04/14
Key tenets of Mandela's vision still are unfilled Houston Chronicle  Ellis, R. 12/13/13
20 years after death, let's remember Leland's legacy Houston Chronicle  Ellis, R. 08/07/09
TSU has to change with the time Houston Chronicle  Johnson, J. 04/30/08
Perry calls for changes at Texas Southern Austin American Statesman  A.P. Wire 04/14/07
Guv could put finance czar at TSU Houston Chronicle  Casey, R. 01/31/07
Learning the legislative way Austin American Statesman  Koli, A. 04/30/01
Anniversary of Leland's death a chance to recommit Houston Chronicle  Ellis, R. 08/10/99
Decade after death, Leland is remembered for altruism Houston Chronicle  Davis, L. 08/09/99
TSU instates president and celebrates 50th year Houston Chronicle  Lum, L. 03/08/97
Remember the poor on Thanksgiving San Antonio Express News  Ellis, R. 11/22/95
Big money deciding factor in 2 crucial races Houston Post  Palomo, J. 10/17/94
New secretary of state tells an inspiring story Austin American Statesman    04/06/94
Washington played by his own rules Austin American Statesman  McNeely, D. 03/13/94
Lee's victory seen as change in black political structure Houston Post  Williams, T. 03/10/94
Washington's commitment unwavering Houston Post  Horvit, M. 03/09/94
Dueling Democrats scrap for 18th District seat Houston Post  Jackler, R. 02/21/94
Ben Reyes: still king of hill after 2 decades? Houston Post  Root, J. 07/22/93
Ragsdale caught in the middle Dallas News  Attlesey, S. 08/02/81
Documents show Leland weathered 2 FBI investigations Houston Post    07/11/91
The Leland legacy Houston Post  Cinelli, Mike  08/05/90
The Leland legacy Houston Post  Cinelli, Michael  08/05/90
Trust gives $1 million Leland gift Houston Chronicle  Sallee, Rad  12/05/89
TSU establishes center to carry on Leland work Houston Post  Kerr, Katherine  12/05/89
TSU to house Leland papers, official says Houston Post  Roebuck, Karen  11/18/89
Mauro creates TSU internships Houston Chronicle  Piller, Ruth  11/10/89
Leland colleagues planning memorials, endowed chair Houston Post  Kiely, Kathy  09/09/89
Political joust hovers over Leland's rites Houston Post  Garrett, Major  08/25/89
Leland's body returning home Houston Chronicle  Cobb, Kim  08/22/89
Leland remembered Austin American Statesman  Graves, Debbie  08/19/89
Austin service honors Leland Dallas Morning News  Kilday, Anne Marie  08/19/89
Conservatives, liberals gather to laud Leland Dallas Times Herald  Montgomery, Lori  08/19/89
Press salute Leland as hero Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Gonzalez, John  08/19/89
Lawmakers eulogize Leland as friend, peer, humanitarian Houston Chronicle  Toohey, Mark  08/19/89
Diversity marks crowd attending Leland service Houston Chronicle  Foxhall, Nene  08/19/89
'God gets one of the flowers' Houston Chronicle  Bernstein, Alan  08/19/89
Jews say thanks to friend Leland Houston Post  Harasim, Paul  08/19/89
New HISD school to honor Leland Houston Post  Jones, Relicia  08/19/89
Friends, colleagues gather in Houston, Austin for Leland Houston Post  Gravois, John  08/19/89
Leland services set for Saturday Houston Chronicle  Simmon, Jim  08/16/89
Mickey Leland: a bridge-builder who died helping others Austin American Statesman  McNeely, Dave  08/15/89
Texans mourn Leland Dallas Morning News  Merida, Kevin  08/15/89
Mickey Leland: an honorable man Austin American Statesman    08/14/89
A mission fueled by compassion Austin American Statesman  Copelin, Laylan  08/14/89
Leland, 15 others killed in air crash Dallas Morning News  Reifenberg, Anne  08/14/89
Texas colleagues say poor have lost a leader Dallas Morning News  Kuempel, George  08/14/89
Mickey Leland's legacy Dallas Times Herald    08/14/89
Grim find ends Leland search Dallas Times Herald  Sunde, Scott  08/14/89
Lawmake mourned with tributes and tears Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Potter, Karen  08/14/89
Mickey Leland's hope survives Houston Chronicle  Ely, Jane  08/14/89
Mickey Leland Houston Chronicle    08/14/89
A rising star falls Houston Chronicle  Foxhall, Nene  08/14/89
Leland dead in plane crash Houston Chronicle  Cobb, Kim  08/14/89
He changed style, but not beliefs Houston Post  Kiely, Kathy  08/14/89
Leland's plane hit mountain, 'disintegrated' Houston Post  Kirtzman, Andrew  08/14/89
Mickey Leland Houston Post    08/14/89
President leads nation in mourning Houston Post  Gravois, John  08/14/89
Texas officials mourn Leland, praise his accomplishments San Antonio Express News  Thomas, Loydean  08/14/89
U.S. aids hunt for Leland Dallas Morning News  Feeney, Susan  08/10/89
Mickey Leland: a man whose heart is in the right place Dallas Times Herald  Ivins, Molly  08/10/89
Bad weather delays search for Leland Dallas Morning News  Feeney, Susan  08/09/89
Fears grow for Leland, 13 others on aircraft Dallas Times Herald  Dunham, Richard S.  08/09/89
Search for Leland, 13 others continues in Ethiopia Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Hutcheson, Ron  08/09/89
Leland search still fruitless Houston Chronicle  Wiessler, Judy  08/09/89
Rescue effort intensifies for Leland Houston Post  Kiely, Kathy  08/09/89
Leland's plane overdue Dallas Morning News  Nichols, Bruce  08/08/89
Texas lawmaker's plane missing Dallas Times Herald  Dunham, Richard S.  08/08/89
Concern for overdue Leland Houston Post  Kiely, Kathy  08/08/89
Leland backs convoy's efforts Houston Chronicle  Cullick, Robert  06/15/88
Leland will repay $50,000 loan from businessman, lawyer says Houston Post    02/19/88
Leland honored by peers Houston Post  Gravois, John  02/13/88
Fellow liberals question Leland's ties to dictators Houston Post  Kiely, Kathy  11/01/87
Mickey Leland quit? Impossible, you say? Houston Chronicle  Hines, Cragg  09/28/86
Mickely Leland team player on Texas' D.C. delegation Plainview Daily Herald  Roberson, Peggy  09/14/86
Leland says decision to accept $2,000 for trip to mines is ethical Houston Chronicle  Hines, Cragg  06/12/86
Leland defends acceptance of fee Houston Post  Kiely, Kathy  06/12/86
Leland's financial disclosure form amended for committee Houston Chronicle  Wiessler, Judy  05/23/86
Leland is helping Fort Worth Star-Telegram    04/22/86
Leland to lead oil state 'mission' to full House Houston Post  Kiely, Kathy  03/05/86
Runoffs prompt Leland to cancel South Africa trip Houston Chronicle  Pierobon, James R.  11/08/85
Irate Leland scrubs S. Africa trip Houston Post  Kiely, Kathy  11/08/85
S. Africa still undecided on Leland visa Houston Post  Kiely, Kathy  11/07/85
Leland will go to S. Africa on fact-finding trip Houston Chronicle    10/11/85
Leland set to visit S. Africa Houston Post  Lewis, Kathy  10/11/85
Mickey Leland has hit his stride Houston Chronicle  Hines, Cragg  10/06/85
Leland seeks end to South Africa apartheid Houston Chronicle  Pierobon, James R.  09/17/85
Leland, Bush to confer on South Africa Houston Post  Kiely, Kathy  08/01/85
Race for county judge not in Leland's plans Dallas Morning News  Humphrey, Susan  07/30/85
Leland decides against race for Harris County judgeship Houston Chronicle    07/30/85
Leland decides against running for county judge Houston Post  Mecklin, John  07/30/85
Leland's hint of county race draws mixed reactions here Houston Chronicle    07/25/85
Leland eyes county post Houston Post  Kiely, Kathy  07/24/85
Leland, in fourth term, 'still acts from the gut' Houston Chronicle  Pierobon, James R.  05/05/85
Leland reimburses estate for Cuba trip Houston Chronicle  Pierobon, James R.  04/30/85
Leland repays Hermann estate Houston Post  Flood, Mary  04/30/85
Leland condemns apartheid El Paso Herald Post  Dunham, Richard S.  12/12/84
Leland urges sanctions against S. Africa rulers San Antonio Express News  Richter, Bob  12/12/84
Leland among protesters arrested at demonstration Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Hutcheson, Ron  12/11/84
Leland leads push to give massive aid to Africans Houston Post  Kiely, Kathy  12/09/84
Ethiopia touches Leland Houston Post  Kiely, Kathy  11/30/84
Former radical Leland works within system Dallas Morning News  Nichols, Bruce  11/18/84
Leland, delegation go to Ethiopia Houston Chronicle  Carreau, Mark  11/02/84
Leeland's relationship with teen earns him Big Brother award Houston Post  Lewis, Kathy  09/23/84
Leland says House OK'd visit to Cuba Houston Post  Ellison, David  08/20/84
Congressman signs up for Navy Austin American Statesman  Kantor, Seth  03/22/84
Leland withdraws call to impeach Reagan Dallas Morning News  Nelson, Mark  11/12/83
Texas lawmaker drops Reagan impeachment role Dallas Times Herald  Fly, Richard  11/12/83
Mickey Leland tailors street wisdom to 3 - piece politics Dallas Morning News  Choyke, William J.  08/23/83
Leland has changed his clothes but not his mind Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Montgomery, Dave  06/19/83
Two Texans released from Cuba Dallas Times Herald    03/29/83
Leland goes to Cuba, wins release of Texans Houston Post  Elliott, Janet  03/27/83
Leleand's heroes become peers as group undertakes political agenda for blacks Houston Post  Craig, Jim  03/20/83
Leland says he'd accept favorite - son candidacy Houston Chronicle  Hines, Cragg  03/15/83
Rep. Leland predicts liberals will be elected Corpus Christi Caller Times  Abrams, Michael  07/04/82
Leland fights Houston - S. Africa air route request Houston Post  Craig, Jim  06/29/82
Black democrats choose Leland as best congressman Houston Post    02/15/82
Leland calls for punishment of three 'disloyal' colleagues Houston Chronicle    06/29/81
Leland asks party shun 2 Texans Dallas Times Herald  Clifford, Frank  06/28/81
Leland demands Demos punish defectors Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Montgomery, Dave  06/27/81
Leland plans punishment of colleagues Houston Post  Craig, Jim  06/27/81
Leland hits new right, labels Clements 'joke' Dallas Morning News    04/28/81
Rep. Leland to chair new DNC commission Houston Post    02/26/81
Houston representative has found himself Port Arthur News    02/25/81
Leland happier in his own shoes Austin American Statesman  Choyke, William J.  02/16/81
Leland says he deserves credit for freeing of 30 Houston Post    11/22/80
Leland, area health care specialists visit Cuba Houston Post    11/07/80
Leland elected head of House subcommittee Houston Post    06/18/80
Leland action 'mistake,' Reyes says Houston Post    04/02/80
Leland says group to fight cuts in social programs Houston Post    03/13/80
When this Texas congressman traveled to Cuba he went in style on the cuff of a millionaire Washington Post    10/28/79
Mickey Leland Houston Post  Craig, Jim  07/08/79
Congressman seeks not to be 'reed in the wind' Houston Post  Craig, Jim  07/08/79
Leland vows big fight for more social funding San Angelo Standard Times    12/20/78
Leland plans to fight social program cuts Houston Chronicle  Nolan, Joe  12/19/78
Hectic pace fact of life for Leland Houston Post  Craig, Jim  12/10/78
Leland trying to assist visits to prisoners Houston Chronicle    09/15/78
Leland a lot like his favorite folk Houston Post  Ely, Jane  05/28/78
Texas blacks gaining influence in politics El Paso Times  Moore, Bill  01/16/78
Leland to seek Jordan's seat Austin American Statesman    12/15/77
House downs Leland bill banning Coors Houston Post    04/01/77
Around the rotunda Houston Chronicle    11/14/76
Moderation of Rep. Mickey Leland enhances his democratic potential Houston Post  Castro, Tony  06/27/76
Rep. Leland clears up corporate gift mixup Houston Post  Hancock, Darrell  04/09/76
Leland: doctors should prescribe drug, but not brand Daily Texan  Boyter, Barbara  10/07/75
Greater funding sought for TSU, Prairie View A & M Houston Post    06/01/75
Faux Pas Houston Post    06/01/75
Black activist working in conservative system Houston Chronicle  Yemma, Andrew  05/11/75