North Carolina A&T State University in Greensboro has awarded an honorary doctorate to Donna Brazile, Democratic Party official, educator, author, and political pundit. The award was made at the university’s 2011 fall commencement exercises.
Brazile is vice chair of voter registration and participation for the Democratic National Committee, works as a political commentator for CNN and ABC, and has a syndicated newspaper column. She was the campaign manager for Al Gore in the 2000 presidential race. Brazille is an adjunct professor at Georgetown University and the author of Cooking With Grease: Stirring the Pots in American Politics (Simon & Schuster, 2004).