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date: 22 June 2021

Chisholm, Shirleylocked

(1924–2005)

Chisholm, Shirleylocked

(1924–2005)
  • Tanya Smith BriceTanya Smith BriceSchool of Education, Benedict College

Summary

Shirley Chisholm (1924–2005) was a political leader and activist best known as the first African American woman elected to the US House of Representatives and the first African American to seek the Democratic Party nomination for US President.

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