Steve Phillips

Steve Phillips became the youngest person ever elected to public office in San Francisco and went on to serve as president of the Board of Education. He is a co-founder of PowerPAC.org, a social justice organization that conducted the largest independent voter mobilization efforts backing Barack Obama, Cory Booker, and Kamala Harris. In 2014, he co-authored the first-ever audit of Democratic Party spending and was named one of “America’s Top 50 Influencers” by Campaigns & Elections. He has appeared on multiple national radio and television networks, including NBC, CNN, Fox News, and TV One. He was a featured speaker at the City Club of Cleveland in 2014, and his address on race and politics was nationally broadcast on C-SPAN. He holds a BA from Stanford University and a JD from Hastings College of the Law. He is the author of the New York Times bestseller Brown Is the New White (The New Press).

News and Reviews

The New York Times

Steve Phillips writes about the "demographic revolution" that has occurred in the U.S. over the past fifty years in The New York Times

MSNBC

Steve Phillips joins Morning Joe to discuss the black vote

MSNBC

Steve Phillips weighs in on the Democratic primary on the Melissa Harris-Perry Show

Pages

Books by Steve Phillips

Brown Is the New White
The Return of the Majority

Steve Phillips