Black History Month – Day 6

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Shirley Chisholm (11/30/1924 – 1/1/2005)

The first black woman to be elected to the US Congress. The first black person and woman to run for Presidential nomination. She held office as a NY Representative from 1968-1983 (seven terms).

She fought for domestic workers to obtain minimum wage and for inner-city people to get significant improvements in opportunities (jobs) presented to them.

(the following information is from wikipedia)

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One thought on “Black History Month – Day 6

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