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Shirley Anita St. Hill Chisholm (November 30, 1924 – January 1,...

wikipedia - 14 Sep 2016
Shirley Anita St. Hill Chisholm (November 30, 1924 – January 1, 2005) was an American politician, educator, and author. In 1968, she became the first black woman elected to the United States Congress, and she represented New York's 12th Congressional District for seven terms from 1969 to 1983. In 1972, she became the first black candidate for a major party's nomination for President of the United States, and the first woman to run for the Democratic Party's presidential nomination.
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Graduates leave legacy of inspiration at Salem Academy

The Salem News - 16 Jun 2018
SALEM — There were several references to a famous quote by Shirley Chisholm, the first African-American woman elected to Congress back in 1968 during Friday's graduation of the Salem Academy Charter School. "If they don't give you a seat at the table, ...
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2018 is the year black women are taking power

CNN - 25 May 2018
Fifty years after Shirley Chisholm's historic run -- and win -- as the first black woman elected to Congress, Abrams, who received 76% of the Democratic primary vote, is now positioned potentially to become the first black woman to serve as a US governor.
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It's a really big deal that SF elected London Breed as mayor

San Francisco Chronicle - 13 Jun 2018
She's like Shirley Chisholm. She is unbought and unbossed.” Fifty years ago, Chisholm became the first black woman to be elected to Congress, and her 1972 presidential campaign slogan was “Unbought and unbossed.” The major knock against Breed ...
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Congresswoman Barbara Lee Celebrates Caribbean American Heritage Month

South Florida Caribbean News - 15 Jun 2018
I was inspired to join public service by my mentor, the late Congresswoman Shirley Chisholm, a woman of Guyanese descent whose unbought and unbossed convictions opened the door for women in politics. “This June, as we celebrate the accomplishments ...
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Erin Collier: deep roots in the district

The River Reporter - 30 May 2018
There's a quote from Congresswoman Shirley Chisholm: 'If they don't give you a seat at the table, bring a folding chair.'” Collier is the candidate supported by Emily's List, an organization that says, “We ignite change by getting pro-choice Democratic ...
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Black Entertainment Trailblazer: The Legacy of Debra Lee

Lasentinel - 07 Jun 2018
“If they don't give you a seat at the table, bring a folding chair.” — Shirley Chisholm, African-American Politician & Activist, November 30, 1924 – January 1, 2005. Debra L. Lee is a dues-paid member of an exclusive club: African-American CEOs. While ...
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Cokie Roberts On The History Of Women In Politics

NPR - 23 May 2018
STEVE INSKEEP, HOST: Let's ask Cokie about the history of women in American politics. (SOUNDBITE OF ARCHIVED RECORDING). SHIRLEY CHISHOLM: I am not a candidate of the women's movement of this country, although I am a woman and proud.
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Chisholm '72: Unbought & Unbossed

Austin Chronicle - 23 May 2018
With Liberty and Justice for All Film Series: Shirley Chisholm, the nation's first African-American congresswoman, launched a presidential campaign in 1972. get tickets · The Contemporary Austin. 700 Congress, 512/453-5312.
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MTV Movie & TV Awards Honourees

ETCanada.com - 17 Jun 2018
ET Canada. MTV Movie & TV Awards Honourees. Chris Pratt speaks on receiving the Generation award, and Lena Waithe talks about receiving the Trailblazer award while sporting a Shirley Chisholm t-Shirt. 01:00 ...
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Martha Michael: The 'F' word

Santa Clarita Valley Signal - 08 Jun 2018
The “F” word punctuated the election of Shirley Chisholm, the first black woman elected to the United States Congress, and it fueled Gloria Steinem's idea to create Ms. Magazine. It was the same force behind Betty Friedan's book, “The Feminine Mystique ...
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Wednesday marks the start of Blues on the Green, plus more events

Austin American-Statesman - 22 May 2018
Screening as continued exploration of two art shows on display at the Contemporary Austin is this film about the nation's first African-American congresswoman, the passionate Shirley Chisholm. She made a failed presidential run but gained impressive ...

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