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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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Spicer: Ready to lead Framingham's new city government

MetroWest Daily News - 07 Sep 2017
FRAMINGHAM — At age 6, Yvonne Spicer met a woman whose example of leadership still resonates with her. While in first grade, Spicer and her classmates were treated to a visit by former New York lawmaker Shirley Chisholm, the first African American ...
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Al Sharpton Fast Facts

KTVQ Billings News - 19 Sep 2016
1972 - Is named youth director of Shirley Chisholm's presidential campaign. 1987 - Becomes the spokesman for the family of Tawana Brawley, a black teenager who claimed she was abducted and raped by six white police officers. January 1988 - A Newsday ...
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Heroes: Thank you for all that you do

The Herald-News - 13 Sep 2017
In addition to this year's 16 honorees, we know there are hundreds and hundreds of everyday heroes in our midst. To all of you, we offer our profound gratitude and appreciation for all that you do! Shirley Chisholm once shared that “Service is the rent ...
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Hillary Clinton's Legacy Is Huge and Lasting

New Republic - 14 Sep 2017
When Shirley Chisholm ran her pioneering campaign for the presidency in 1972, becoming the first black woman to win delegates in a major party presidential race, she cited Smith as a precursor. “The United States was said not to be ready to elect a ...
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Nels 'Ted' Sinnott

Hibbing Daily Tribune - 20 Sep 2017
The family wishes to offer special thanks to the staff of Heritage Manor in Chisholm, the Fairview Range Home Care and Hospice Team, the Department of Veterans Affairs, Dr. Bret Friday and the Essentia Health oncology nursing staff in Duluth, Virginia ...
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Bai: Let's face it, gender helped Hillary as much as it hurt her

Hot Air - 14 Sep 2017
The congresswomen Shirley Chisholm and Pat Schroeder were considered almost novelties when they ran for president (and, as Clinton notes, Schroeder was treated as a joke when she displayed the temerity to cry publicly). But Clinton entered the 2016 ...
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Social service agency expands outreach into Brownsville

Brooklyn Daily Eagle - 07 Sep 2017
Starting this month, SCO's Morris Koppelman and Shirley Chisholm Early Childhood Education Centers will offer free, full-day education to 3-year-olds. "I commend SCO for implementing robust programming that benefits the children, adults and families in ...
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The Public Pulse: Needed: inspirational leaders

Omaha World-Herald - 27 Aug 2017
In those years we could look for direction from leaders such as the Kennedy brothers, Gloria Steinem, Harvey Milk, Cesar Chavez, Martin Luther King Jr., Shirley Chisholm and Maggie Kuhn. Where are the inspiring leaders for generations of today and the ...
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Meet the Women Inspired to Run for Office After the 2016 Election

RollingStone.com - 05 Sep 2017
"Look at the example of Shirley Chisholm," Turner tells Rolling Stone, referencing the trailblazing politician; Chisholm was the first African-American woman elected to Congress, in 1968, and the first African-American candidate to make a major party ...
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NYC councilmembers want more women to run for office

Brooklyn Daily Eagle - 05 Sep 2017
Councilmember Laurie Cumbo, shown here as U.S. Rep. Yvette Clarke endorses her re-election bid, says empowering women from all backgrounds to run for public office is one of her priorities. Photo courtesy of Cumbo campaign ...
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See Sweeney as 'great leader' for education | Feedback

NJ.com - 29 Aug 2017
To cite the late U.S. congresswoman, Shirley Chisholm, "(Public) service is the rent we pay for the privilege of living on this earth." As Sweeney often says, everyone should participate in service to others. I have never had reason to question his ...
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Women's Equality Day has deep roots in New York

Newsday - 25 Aug 2017
New York also was home to Shirley Chisholm, the first black congresswoman and the first woman to run for the Democratic Party's nomination for president, and Geraldine Ferraro, the first woman to run for vice president, who was once a public school ...
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Oakland: Man, woman injured in separate shootings Friday

East Bay Times - 09 Sep 2017
I see no one of W.E.B. DuBois or Shirley Chisholm's stature on the horizon. Whether or not you agree with what they believed, I think society is poorer not hearing their point of view and seeing black men and women with their presence on the national ...
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Journey to the Center of Bed-Stuy

lareviewofbooks - 14 Sep 2017
Artists, activists, and Congresswoman Shirley Chisholm (who ran for president in 1972) fought to preserve the dilapidated structures starting in the 1970s. It took until 2008 to get a federal grant and donations from Goldman Sachs and the City of New ...

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