For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Politics

For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Politics

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ISBN-13: 9781250137722
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
Publication date: 10/02/2018
Sold by: Macmillan
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 288
Sales rank: 47,549
File size: 2 MB

About the Author

Donna Brazile, a veteran Democratic political strategist, is an adjunct professor at Georgetown University, author, television political commentator and former Interim Chair of the Democratic Party. She is the author of Cooking with Grease and the New York Times Bestseller Hacks.

Yolanda Caraway is the founder of The Caraway Group, Inc., a nationally recognized public relations and public affairs agency. She has played a major role in shaping the goals and objectives of the National Democratic Party.

The Reverend Leah Daughtry is a nationally recognized preacher, speaker, organizer, leader, strategist and CEO of the 2008 and 2016 Democratic National Conventions.

Minyon Moore, is a partner at the Dewey Square Group, was formerly CEO of the Democratic National Committee, and served as Assistant to the President of the United States and director of the White House Office of Public Liaison, and director of White House political affairs under President Bill Clinton.

VERONICA CHAMBERS is the editor of the New York Times archival storytelling team, a new initiative devoted to publishing articles based on photographs recently rediscovered as the paper digitizes millions of images. She is the editor of The Meaning of Michelle, celebrating the former first lady, which was a Los Angeles Times bestseller and a Time Magazine Top Nonfiction of the year. Veronica has written several books as well, including Mama’s Girl, a critically acclaimed memoir, and she co-wrote Yes, Chef with Marcus Samuelsson and 32 Yolks with Eric Ripert.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments ix

July 26, 2016 xix

1 A Call to Serve 1

2 Brooklyn, 1980: Before Black Lives Mattered 32

3 Jackson'84 43

4 Ron Brown 58

5 Icons 65

6 Jackson '88: Democratizing the Democracy 73

7 We Are the Colored Girls, and We Shall Not Be Moved 91

8 Clinton'92 108

9 The Bank of Justice: Giving Back After You've Been Given So Much 128

10 Clinton/Gore '96 137

11 Lunch with the Colored Girls 151

12 Stepping Forward 157

13 The Troubles 162

14 Hurricanes and Heartbreak, 2005-2006 173

15 The Room Where It Happens 183

16 Hillary Clinton, Barack Obama, and the Colored Girls 199

17 Real Power Whispers: Dr. Dorothy Irene Height 209

18 Love Extravagantly 216

19 Homegoings 225

20 Shoulders 234

21 November 8, 2016 244

22 The Colored Girls Bringing U.S. Together 261

23 Alabama Godd*m 271

24 Broken Friendships and Healing Spaces 284

25 Dear Sister Candidate 290

Index 309

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