New York Women for Obama

Over the weekend, I met up with (NY) Women for Obama for a press conference at city hall. Senator Andrea Stewart-Cousins, Congresswoman Nydia Velazquez, Councilwoman Leticia James, and actress Kathleen Turner were among those who spoke at the gathering.

I learned about the rally through my Brooklyn for Obama/Women for Obama networks. Other groups representing included South Asians, Latinas, and Jews for Obama as well as Grandmothers against the war–quite a feisty fired-up group of women.


About jennifer williams

Jennifer D. Williams is a writer and professor of English and Women's and Gender Studies. She has published in academic journals and online at, PopMatters, among other sites. Jennifer is currently working on a book that looks at black women's urban literature between the Depression and the civil rights era.

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