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“For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Politics” A Presentation and Q&A

  • Presented By: New York State Writers Institute Location: University At Albany Uptown Campus, Campus Center Ballroom 1400 Washington Avenue, Albany, NY 12222 Albany, NY 12222
  • Dates: February 27, 2020
  • Time: 7:30 PM
  • Price: Free
  • Overview

    A presentation and Q&A with Minyon Moore and Yolanda Caraway, political strategists and coauthors with Donna Brazile and Leah Daughtry of the book, "For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Politics" (2018), a group memoir of four women who are among the most influential African Americans in the U.S. political sphere.

    Minyon Moore was Assistant to the President and Director of White House Political Affairs during the Clinton Administration, serving as principal political adviser to the President, Vice President, First Lady and senior White House staff. She also worked as senior advisor to Jesse Jackson, Michael Dukakis and Hillary Clinton during their presidential campaigns.

    Yolanda Caraway served as Chief of Staff of the National Rainbow Coalition and Jesse Jackson’s 1988 presidential campaign; Deputy Assistant Political Director for the Mondale/Ferraro 1984 presidental campaign; Director of the DNC’s Fairness Commission; and Deputy Chair of the Democratic National Committee.

    Presented by the NYS Writers Institute.

    More at: https://www.nyswritersinstitute.org/yolanda-caraway-minyon-moore

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