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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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Woman, 8 men win House seats

Afro American - 09 Nov 2017
Nov. 7, 2017 was a night of historic firsts (see story “Many Firsts in 2017 Election“). However, 49 years-ago Shirley Chisholm became the first Black woman elected to Congress. She soundly defeated her Republican opponent to become a Representative for ...
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BUILD Academy, school with proud history, is running out of time

Buffalo News - 20 Nov 2017
The content of the curriculum was culturally relevant. Ruffin, for example, recalled learning African dance and songs, and entering the school to portraits of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., Marcus Garvey and Shirley Chisholm on the walls. "That was ...
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Barbara Lee's War on War - In These Times

In These Times - 20 Nov 2017
Congressional negotiations over the Pentagon's annual budget are usually a staid affair, with much of the focus on lawmakers' favored pork projects. But on ...
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Protesters could learn from Chisolm's example

Ansonrecord - 31 Oct 2017
At age 16, I recall respectable “protest” and real political courage when Congresswoman Shirley Chisholm joined the 1972 presidential campaign. While a joke to many, her “Chisholm Trail” candidacy jolted us to see a brown, female face presented as a ...
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Deltas Respond

New Haven Independent - 20 Nov 2017
Our members include: Sadie T. M. Alexander, Fannie Lou Hamer, Mary McLeod Bethune, Mary Church Terrell, Barbara Jordan, Shirley Chisholm, Dorothy I. Height, Frankie Muse Freeman, Marcia L. Fudge, Ruby Dee, Angela Bassett, Cicely Tyson, Varnette ...
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The Mennonite (press release) (blog) - 10 Nov 2017
She cites Maxine Waters, Roxanne Gay, Uma Thurman, and Shirley Chisholm as women who have actively rejected the trope of the “cool girl, ” that is, a woman who is calm even under the most extreme of circumstances. The “angry woman” is starting to take ...
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What's Trump's Problem With Black Women?

POLITICO Magazine - 26 Oct 2017
I remember meeting the late great Shirley Chisholm—the first black woman elected to Congress and the first black candidate for a major party's nomination for president—at an event in 1991. I told her I was a black Republican and she encouraged me.
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All the Angry Ladies

The Atlantic - 06 Nov 2017
In 1982, after Shirley Chisholm announced her retirement from a career in politics that found her 1) becoming the first black woman to enter Congress, 2) serving seven terms in that body, and 3) becoming the first black major-party candidate to run for ...
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Hillary Clinton Guest Edits Teen Vogue Volume IV - 08 Nov 2017
All in all, this issue is a celebration of resistance and resilience. I hope you'll take that message to heart, because the world needs your passion and determination more than ever. So keep marching, keep speaking up, and as Shirley Chisholm once said ...
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Harpur Jazz Ensemble teams up with 3Divas, tap dancer

Press & Sun-Bulletin - 07 Nov 2017
Leo and John Manzari were awarded the Shirley Chisholm Trailblazer Award from the National Congress of Black Women in recognition of their work. A full day of big band jazz begins with a free midday concert at 1:20 p.m. in the Osterhout Theater and a ...
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The history of women's representation in New York

City & State - 23 Oct 2017
1972 – Chisholm is the first black American to run for president of the United States and the first woman to run for the Democratic Party's nomination. 1974 – Mary Anne Krupsak becomes the first female lieutenant governor in New York. 1984 – Geraldine ...
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Hillary Clinton to Guest Edit Teen Vogue December Issue

Breitbart News - 09 Nov 2017
NEW YORK CITY, New York — Failed presidential candidate Hillary Clinton will guest edit Teen Vogue's December issue more than a year after President Trump historically defeated her in the 2016 election. In an announcement, Teen Vogue — which ...
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'Journalist' Ayat Oraby: Mainstream or Extreme?

American Spectator - 14 Nov 2017
In her capacity as an editor, Oraby has won the Shirley Chisholm Award in journalism (awarded by New Jersey Assemblywoman Sheila Oliver), and been invited to speak on college campuses all over North America, including at Concordia University, ...
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Weather in northwest Orange County for Sunday, November 5, 2017

Orange County Breeze - 05 Nov 2017
1968 Shirley Chisholm of Brooklyn, New York, becomes the first elected African-American woman to serve in the House of Representatives. 2003 Gary Ridgway, known as the Green River Killer, pleads guilty to 48 counts of murder. 2009 The deadliest mass ...
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Recording the Legacy of a Community Activist Mother

Our Time Press - 06 Nov 2017
Bernice was the eldest daughter of renowned Bed Stuy community activist Jane Witherspoon Green and was raised in the shadow of her dynamic mother and family friend Shirley Chisholm. David Greaves, Bernice Green and moderator Moikgantsi Kgama at ...
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#TBT: Shirley Chisholm, 'a woman who fought for change'

CNN - 09 Feb 2017
Chisholm was born in 1924 to immigrant parents. She went on to work in education before heading to New York's state legislature in 1964. In 1968, she ran for Congress in New York's 12th District, campaigning on the idea of being "Unbought and Unbossed.

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