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  • ISBN: 9781250137715
  • ISBN: 1250137713
  • ISBN: 9781250137722
  • Physical Description: print
    xx, 316 pages ; 25 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Press, 2018.

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General Note: Includes index.
Formatted Contents Note: A call to serve -- Brooklyn 1980: before black lives mattered -- Jackson '84 -- Ron Brown -- Icons -- Jackson '88: democratizing the democracy -- We are the Colored Girls, and we shall not be moved -- Clinton '92 -- The bank of justice: giving back after you've been given so much -- Clinton/Gore '96 -- Lunch with the Colored Girls -- Stepping forward -- The troubles -- Hurricanes and heartbreak, 2005-2006 -- The room where it happens -- Hillary Clinton, Barack Obama, and the Colored Girls -- Real power whispers: Dr. Dorothy Irene Height -- Love extravagantly -- Homegoings -- Shoulders -- November 8, 2016 -- The colored girls bringing U.S. together -- Alabama, godd*m -- Broken friendships and healing spaces -- Dear sister candidate.
Summary, etc.: "A look at American history through the eyes of four women who have lived and worked behind the scenes in American politics for over thirty years--Donna Brazile, Yolanda Caraway, Leah Daughtry, and Minyon Moore--a group of women who call themselves the Colored Girls. Like many people who have spent their careers in public service, they view their lives in four-year waves of campaigns and elections. The Colored Girls have worked on the presidential campaigns of Jesse Jackson, Walter Mondale, Michael Dukakis, Bill Clinton, Al Gore, Barack Obama, and Hillary Rodham Clinton. In between elections, they worked at the top of the corporate world, in unions, in churches, in their own businesses, and with people outside the Oval Office who have shaped our country's history, including Howard Dean, Reverend Herbert Daughtry, Coretta Scott King, Betty Shabazz, and Terry McAuliffe. [This book] is a contemporary history of America told through the voices of women of color whose lives and contributions have heretofore been unknown. It's a portrait of four women who are always focused on the larger goal of, as they put it, "hurrying history" so that every American--regardless of race, gender, or religious background--can have a seat at the table. The Colored Girls. Their lives are part of our history. Their voices point to our future."--Dust jacket.
Subject: African American women politicians Biography
African American women Political activity History
United States Politics and government 20th century
United States Politics and government 21st century
African American women Political activity
African American women politicians
Politics and government
United States
HISTORY / United States / General
POLITICAL SCIENCE / American Government / General
POLITICAL SCIENCE / Political Process / Campaigns & Elections
POLITICAL SCIENCE / Political Process / Political Advocacy
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Ethnic Studies / African American Studies
POLITICAL SCIENCE / Women in Politics
African American women politicians Biography
African American women Political activity History
Genre: Biography.
History.
Biographies.
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