First All-Women-of-Color Presidential Ticket in US History

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July 21, 2008

First All-Women-of-Color Presidential Ticket in US History: Green Party Nominee Cynthia McKinney and Running Mate Rosa Clemente on War, Democracy and Hip Hop

The Green Party made history last week when it nominated the first all-women-of-color presidential ticket in US history. Former Democratic Congresswoman Cynthia McKinney, who was the first African American woman elected to Congress in Georgia, won the Green Party’s nomination last Monday. She named longtime community organizer, journalist and former director of the Hip Hop Caucus, Rosa Clemente, as her running mate earlier this month. They both join us for a wide-ranging discussion on the 2008 race, the media, the impact of the hip hop generation and more. [includes rush transcript]

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3 thoughts on “First All-Women-of-Color Presidential Ticket in US History

  1. This actually isn’t accurate.

    McKinney/Clemente isn’t the first all-women-of-color presidential ticket.

    It’s the third.

    Lenora Fulani/Maria Elizabeth Muñoz of the New Alliance Party in 1992 and Monica Moorehead/ Gloria La Riva of the Workers World Party in 1996 beat them to it.

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