Eddie Bernice Johnson
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Eddie Bernice Johnson
This was the first time a woman in Dallas had won public office of any kind – even women questioned whether or not I was…
Our second phase was to develop a school curriculum that teaches tolerance, respect for differences, conflict resolution, anger management, and other attributes of peace.
Right after 9/11 there was a magazine with a cover of kids, mostly 12-14 year-olds, who were being trained for military combat. I thought that…
Our first phase was inviting all the women Ambassadors who were here from other countries and trying to get in touch with all the peace…
I try hard to convince them it’s important – but there’s a history of discomfort with minorities voting in some parts of this country, so…
Within a month I announced I was going to start this initiative: A World of Women for World Peace.
Well, I happen to believe all business is female business.
When you have this many losses, you don’t have a following.
We have to think about the future and what it is we want to accomplish from this party.
We’re going to have to look very seriously at what we’re doing right or wrong because we just keep losing.
We can’t go all over the world killing people because we disagree with them.
There is not an issue that a woman cannot bring a perspective to.
It takes ground activity to stimulate that Black vote.
I said we needed to organize women around the world to push peace.
I came up in a family oriented towards the sick, so I always felt an obligation for doing something.
Generally speaking, historically in this country, the care of a child has been thought of as female business.
As lawmakers, we must assure the people of America that our nation will not experience the nightmare of the 2000 presidential election.
I’m not the only one who feels the sting of continually losing.
All issues are women’s issues – and there are several that are just women’s business.
There are still traces of discrimination against race and gender, but it’s a lot different than when I started out. It just comes quietly, slowly,…
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