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Brazile was Campaign Manager for Gore 2000. She "joined Albert Gore, Jr.'s presidential campaign in October 1999. She has a reputation as a tenacious political organizer and is the first African American woman to head a major contender's presidential campaign. Brazile is a veteran of a number of Democratic presidential campaigns and former chief of staff and press secretary to D.C. Delegate Eleanor Holmes Norton. She is known as a talented field operative and grassroots organizer. Brazile is a native of New Orleans, Louisiana. Her father was a janitor and her mother a domestic worker, and according to Brazile she grew up literally on the wrong side of the tracks. After graduating from Louisiana State University, Brazile took an offer from Coretta Scott King to help organize the 20th anniversary of the historic March on Washington. A year later, she joined Jesse Jackson's 1984 presidential campaign. She is an adjunct professor of political science at the University of Maryland-College Park. Brazile designed the Voter/Campaign Assessment Program for the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee--a program that was considered crucial in boosting African American turnout in key congressional districts. She is a founder and the first executive director of the National Political Congress of Black Women."
↑Directors, Congressional Black Caucus Foundation, accessed August 20, 2008.
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