Sheila Jackson Lee Quotes (29 quotes)
“The minority must have involvement in society. You can have different cultural practices that you accept. But if you are going to adopt democracy in government, then the government itself must allow the minority to be heard.”
―Sheila Jackson Lee
As quoted in an interview by Rami Eljundi in World Internet News (26 April 2006)
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Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsSheila Jackson Lee
Born: January 12, 1950 (age 69)
Bio: Sheila Jackson Lee is the U.S. Representative for Texas's 18th congressional district, serving since 1995. The district includes most of inner-city Houston. She is a member of the Democratic Party.
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