About Donna Brazile

Donna Brazile is a veteran political strategist, Senior Advisor at Purple Strategies, New York Times bestselling author, Chair of the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board, and sought-after Emmy- and Peabody-award-winning media contributor to such outlets as ABC News, USA Today and TheGrio. She previously served as interim Chair of the Democratic National Committee and of the DNC’s Voting Rights Institute. Donna was the first Black American to serve as the manager of a major-party presidential campaign, running the campaign of Vice President Al Gore in 2000. She serves as an adjunct professor in the Women and Gender Studies Department at Georgetown University and served as the King Endowed Chair in Public Policy at Howard University and as a fellow at the Institute of Politics at Harvard Kennedy School. She has lectured at nearly 250 colleges and universities on diversity, equity and inclusion; women in leadership; and restoring civility in American politics.

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February 17, 2024
Willis clearly showed poor judgment in engaging in a romantic relationship with a prosecutor, but Trump’s conduct should remain the focus.
January 22, 2024
If making Scott his running mate could increase Trump’s share of the Black vote by even a few points, the move might put Trump back in the White House.
January 15, 2024
Dr. King didn’t just dream; he took bold actions to make his dream come true. We cannot afford to remain silent when rights are on the line.
President Biden Delivers Remarks Emanuel AME Church In South Carolina As He Campaigns For Re-Election
January 9, 2024
At Emanuel AME Church President Biden pledged to protect our freedoms and preserve our democracy from the authoritarianism of Donald Trump.
Pres. Joe Biden, theGrio.com
December 12, 2023
Instead of taking up urgently needed legislation, Republicans are preparing to waste time and money on a senseless impeachment inquiry.
December 1, 2023
Black Americans should be concerned about a second Trump term, which may include sending the military to mostly Black, Democratic cities.
November 9, 2023
At a third debate without Trump, who remains the frontrunner, the candidates failed to address issues important to marginalized communities.
October 24, 2023
Rep. Tom Emmer’s candidacy for speaker of the House lasted only four hours. Voters should remember the GOP’s inability to govern as they head to the polls next year.
October 18, 2023
Opinion: Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives proved Tuesday that they are incompetent as they failed to elect a speaker of the House.
October 11, 2023
OPINION: Standing with Israel is necessary because it involves defending American citizens, protecting U.S. national security and supporting an ally. […]
House Republicans oust Kevin McCarthy, theGrio.com
October 4, 2023
With McCarthy out as speaker, the House has been plunged into chaos. Until a new speaker is elected, there can be no vote on new legislation.
Kevin McCarthy, who is affected by government shutdown, government shutdown 2023, theGrio.com
September 28, 2023
MAGA extremists are demanding billions in cuts to vital programs that aid low-income families, which could lead to a government shutdown.
September 15, 2023
The deadly bombing of the 16th Street Baptist Church in Birmingham, Alabama, on Sept. 15, 1963 was a wakeup call for America.
August 25, 2023
As we remember the occasion that gave us King’s “I Have a Dream” speech, the struggle continues to overcome the setbacks to racial justice.
August 24, 2023
Republican presidential contenders went after each other in a bid to convince voters that they’re a better choice than the former president.
August 9, 2023
GOP lawmakers tried to make it harder to change the state constitution in a bid to stop an abortion rights amendment. Ohio voters said “No.”
August 2, 2023
Former President Donald Trump stands accused of trying to deprive all Americans of their right to freely elect a president.
July 27, 2023
Republicans in Congress, state governments and on the presidential campaign trail are denouncing and demonizing efforts to promote DEI.
Fl. Gov. Ron DeSantis, theGrio.com
Painting a fairy tale version of America for students in public schools is not an act of patriotism. It is an act of child abuse.
OPINION: While he twice run unsuccessfully for president, Jackson had a profound and positive impact on American politics, paving the […]