Gang of Four (Harlem)

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The Gang of Four, also known as the Harlem Clubhouse, was an African-American political coalition from Harlem whose members later ascended to top political posts. It is named after the Gang of Four of China.[1][2]

The four members were:

The son of Basil Paterson, David Paterson, became Governor of New York in 2008 following the resignation of Eliot Spitzer.[3]


  1. ^ Dikscussion of "Gang of Four"
  2. ^ Photo of 3/4 of the "gang"
  3. ^ John Sullivan and Danny Hakim (March 12, 2008). "Paterson to Ascend to Power in Midst of Storm". The New York Times. Retrieved 2008-03-12.