Meet the ‘Colored Girls,’ the hidden figures in American politics

By Jonathan Capehart | The Washington Post

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The key paragraph that defines the arc of the book “For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Politics” is in a vignette at its start set in July 26, 2016. It’s the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia, and former president Bill Clinton is speaking about Hillary Clinton, his wife and their party’s nominee for president. And watching the scene are Donna BrazileYolanda CarawayLeah Daughtry and Minyon Moore.

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