Maxine Waters

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Maxine Waters (born Maxine Moore Carr; August 15, 1938) is the U.S. Representative for California's 35th congressional district, and previously the 29th district, serving since 1991. She is a member of the Democratic Party. She is the most senior of the 12 black women currently serving in the United States Congress, and is a member and former chair of the Congressional Black Caucus. Before ... more »

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  • ''Black women are going to have to take more leadership. I think we are prepared because we bring a tenaciousness with us. We do not fear losing friends, allies, or jobs.''
    Maxine Waters (b. 1938), African American politician. As quoted in I Dream a World, by Brian Lanker (1989). Born in St. Louis, Missouri, Waters wa...
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