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The Honorable Robert Mallett interview part 5, 2019-05-30

Identifier: dcpl_dcohc015

Scope and Contents

Robert Mallett discusses his life in Texas, Washington, D.C., and Virginia; his involvement with Asbury United Methodist Church and ideas for sustaining the life and outreach of the church; his love of art and history as a collector; his affection for Morehouse College and the financial challenges he overcame to attend the school; his observations on the history of gentrification in Washington; lessons learned in D.C. government; working for Senator Lloyd Bentsen before and during the 1988 Dukakis/Bentsen presidential campaign; his experience as CEO and ongoing goals for non-profit organization Africare.


  • Creation: 2019-05-30


Language of Materials


Biographical / Historical

Robert Mallett is president and CEO of Africare. His career spans healthcare, government, and nonprofits. He served as Acting Secretary and Deputy Secretary of the U.S. Department of Commerce under President Bill Clinton. Mallett is a graduate of Morehouse College and Harvard Law School.


From the Collection: 1.13 Terabytes

Repository Details

Part of the The People's Archive, Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Library Repository

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