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Carolyn Kilpatrick's Biography
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Carolyn Cheeks Kilpatrick
Divorced; 2 Children: Kwame, Ayanna
African Methodist Episcopal
MS, Education, University of Michigan, 1977
BS, Education, Western Michigan University, 1972
AA, Ferris State University, 1965
United States House Democratic At-Large Whip
Candidate, United States House of Representatives, District 13, 2010
Candidate, Michigan State Senate, 1994
Member, Canada-America Interparliamentary Group
Co-Chair, Congressional Urban Caucus
Member, Detroit Substance Abuse Advisory Council
Member, International Affairs Committee, National Black Caucus of State Legislators
Member, 'Your Children, Our Children' Resource Committee
Chair, Congressional Black Caucus, 2007-2008
Chair, Michigan Legislative Black Caucus, 1983-1984
Teacher, Detroit Public Schools, 1973-1978
Religious, Civic, and other Memberships
Former Co-Chair, Congressional Black Caucus Foundation's 36th Annual Legislative Conference
Board of Trustees, Henry Ford Hospital
Member, Shrines of the Black Madonna of the Pan African Orthodox Christian Church
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