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First black congresswoman revered on Capitol Hill 50 years after her election | CBS News

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FacebookTwitterMailWASHINGTON — It has been 50 years since Shirley Chisholm stared down sexism and racism to become the first black congresswoman in history. Today, members of Congress say they carry her lessons with them. Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee, D-Texas, told CBS News that Chisholm encouraged those around her to be “tree-shakers” and “changemakers.” Jackson Lee said that mentality was evident […]
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A Forgotten Presidential Candidate From 1904 | NPR

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Linton Weeks, NPR George Edwin Taylor in 1904. Courtesy of Eartha M.M. White Collection, Thomas G. Carpenter Library, University of North Florida. Featured Image what you read in some history books — such as the Biographical Dictionary of Congressional Women — Rep. Shirley Chisholm (D-NY) was not in 1972 the first African-American candidate to run for president of the United […]
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50 Years Ago…, Shirley Chisholm Was Sworn In As The First African American Congresswoman | Because of Them We Can On this day in 1969, Shirley Chisholm was sworn as the nation's first African American Congresswoman. Two years later, she became one of the 13 founding members of the Congressional Black Caucus. ">50 Years Ago…, Shirley Chisholm Was Sworn In As The First African American Congresswoman | Because of Them We Can On this day in 1969, Shirley Chisholm was sworn as the nation's first African American Congresswoman. Two years later, she became one of the 13 founding members of the Congressional Black Caucus.

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On this day in 1969, Shirley Chisholm was sworn as the nation's first African American Congresswoman. Two years later, she became one of the 13 founding members of the Congressional Black Caucus.
50 Years Ago…, Shirley Chisholm Was Sworn In As The First African American Congresswoman | Because of Them We Can On this day in 1969, Shirley Chisholm was sworn as the nation's first African American Congresswoman. Two years later, she became one of the 13 founding members of the Congressional Black Caucus. " class="btn btn-sm btn-link"> Read More

Ayanna Pressley Will Get The Old Office Of Shirley Chisholm, First Black Congresswoman | Huffpost Massachusetts’ first black woman elected to Congress said Shirley Chisholm is her “shero.”">Ayanna Pressley Will Get The Old Office Of Shirley Chisholm, First Black Congresswoman | Huffpost Massachusetts’ first black woman elected to Congress said Shirley Chisholm is her “shero.”

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Massachusetts’ first black woman elected to Congress said Shirley Chisholm is her “shero.”
Ayanna Pressley Will Get The Old Office Of Shirley Chisholm, First Black Congresswoman | Huffpost Massachusetts’ first black woman elected to Congress said Shirley Chisholm is her “shero.”" class="btn btn-sm btn-link"> Read More

Viola Davis Stars As Shirley Chisholm in New Movie | Colorlines “The Fighting Shirley Chisholm” follows the first Black congresswoman and her trailblazing 1972 run for president.">Viola Davis Stars As Shirley Chisholm in New Movie | Colorlines “The Fighting Shirley Chisholm” follows the first Black congresswoman and her trailblazing 1972 run for president.

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“The Fighting Shirley Chisholm” follows the first Black congresswoman and her trailblazing 1972 run for president.
Viola Davis Stars As Shirley Chisholm in New Movie | Colorlines “The Fighting Shirley Chisholm” follows the first Black congresswoman and her trailblazing 1972 run for president." class="btn btn-sm btn-link"> Read More