Motivational Monday Shirley Chisholm

Shirley Chisholm, a lifelong activist and advocate, was born in Brooklyn, New York, in 1924. Chisholm became the first black congresswoman (1968), representing New York State in the U.S. House of Representatives for seven terms. She even ran for the 1972 Democratic nomination for the presidency—becoming the first major-party African-American candidate to…

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