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A Different Dimension
The Honorable Yvonne Brathwaite Burke describes the diverse qualities women bring to the House.
The Honorable Yvonne Brathwaite Burke, U.S. Representative of California
A Different Dimension
A Different Dimension
Chairing a "Caucus of Stars"
The Honorable Yvonne Brathwaite Burke shares memories of the Congressional Black Caucus.
The Honorable Yvonne Brathwaite Burke, U.S. Representative of California
Chairing a "Caucus of Stars"
Chairing a "Caucus of Stars"
Congresswomen in the Public Eye
The Honorable Yvonne Brathwaite Burke discusses the portrayal of women Members in the press.
The Honorable Yvonne Brathwaite Burke, U.S. Representative of California
Congresswomen in the Public Eye
Congresswomen in the Public Eye
Debating a Pregnant Member
The Honorable Yvonne Brathwaite Burke remembers Members of Congress trying to find someone with "the nerve" to debate her while she was pregnant.
The Honorable Yvonne Brathwaite Burke, U.S. Representative of California
Debating a Pregnant Member
Debating a Pregnant Member
Diversity in the Congressional Black Caucus
The Honorable Yvonne Brathwaite Burke recalls the different constituencies the Black Caucus represented.
The Honorable Yvonne Brathwaite Burke, U.S. Representative of California
Diversity in the Congressional Black Caucus
Diversity in the Congressional Black Caucus
Ebony Feature
The Honorable Yvonne Brathwaite Burke remembers being featured on the cover of Ebony magazine with her daughter.
The Honorable Yvonne Brathwaite Burke, U.S. Representative of California
Ebony Feature
Ebony Feature
Gender and the Campaign
The Honorable Yvonne Brathwaite Burke reflects on California's political atmosphere during her congressional campaign in 1972.
The Honorable Yvonne Brathwaite Burke, U.S. Representative of California
Gender and the Campaign
Gender and the Campaign
Help for the House Beauty Shop
The Honorable Yvonne Brathwaite Burke discusses her decision to chair the Beauty Shop Committee.
The Honorable Yvonne Brathwaite Burke, U.S. Representative of California
Help for the House Beauty Shop
Help for the House Beauty Shop
"I Was Me"
The Honorable Yvonne Brathwaite Burke discusses her behavior, appearance, and relationships with other Congresswomen, like Bella Abzug of New York.
The Honorable Yvonne Brathwaite Burke, U.S. Representative of California
"I Was Me"
"I Was Me"
"No Facilities for Women"
The Honorable Yvonne Brathwaite Burke recalls Representative Bella Abzug of New York using the men's pool.
The Honorable Yvonne Brathwaite Burke, U.S. Representative of California
"No Facilities for Women"
"No Facilities for Women"
Race and Gender
The Honorable Yvonne Brathwaite Burke discusses the challenges she faced as an African-American woman.
The Honorable Yvonne Brathwaite Burke, U.S. Representative of California
Race and Gender
Race and Gender
Role of the Women's Caucus
The Honorable Yvonne Brathwaite Burke discusses the motivation behind creating a women's caucus in the House.
The Honorable Yvonne Brathwaite Burke, U.S. Representative of California
Role of the Women's Caucus
Role of the Women's Caucus