She Shares: For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Politics

by She Shares

Back Event Dec 13, 2018

Join us for this special She Shares conversation with the four authors of the book, For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Politics! The conversation will be moderated by Cassandra Pye of 3.14 Communications.

Attendees can purchase tickets that include a copy of the book at a discounted price.

Light appetizers & wine will be served before and after the conversation.

Read More About the Book!

The four most powerful African-American women in politics share the story of their friendship and how it has changed politics in America.

The lives of black women in American politics are remarkably absent from the shelves of bookstores and libraries. For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Politics is a sweeping view of American history from the vantage points of four women who have lived and worked behind the scenes in politics for more than 30 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 where presidential campaigns and elections have been common threads. For most of the Colored Girls, their story starts with Jesse Jackson’s first campaign for president. From there, they went on to work on the presidential campaigns of Walter Mondale, Michael Dukakis, Bill Clinton, Al Gore, Barack Obama, and Hillary Rodham Clinton.

Over the years, they’ve filled many roles: in the corporate world, on campaigns, in unions, in churches, in their own businesses, and in the White House. Through all of this, they’ve worked with those who have shaped our country’s history – US Presidents such as Bill Clinton and Barack Obama, well-known political figures such as Terry McAuliffe and Howard Dean, and legendary activists and historical figures such as Jesse Jackson, Coretta Scott King, and Betty Shabazz.

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