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Cynthia D. Brown was a Durham, North Carolina City Councilwoman and Candidate for U.S. Senate in 2002. Brown died November 14, 2016. She was 58.

Cynthia Brown was born in Reidsville, North Carolina. She received her bachelor's degree in Political Science from Bennett College and a master's degree in Public Affairs from UNC-Greensboro.[1]

Brown came in fourth out of the nine candidates in the Democratic Primary for the Senate seat behind former White House Chief of Staff Erskine Bowles, State Representative Dan Blue and North Carolina Secretary of State Elaine Marshall.[2]

Brown served on the Greensboro Truth and Reconciliation Commission, the Resourceful Communities Program and The Heirs Project. She was the founder/consultant for The Sojourner Group.

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  1. ^ Organizers Archived 2011-08-17 at the Wayback Machine, Heirs Project
  2. ^ 2002 Primary Election Results, US Senate Archived 2011-07-18 at the Wayback Machine, North Carolina Board of Elections

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