Shirley Chisholm

Written by MCJStaff   // November 6, 2013   // 0 Comments

** FILE ** Congresswoman Shirley Chisholm, D-N.Y., is seen in this 1971 file photo. (AP Photo) | AP

Shirley Chisholm will be the first black congresswoman, shown Dec. 20, 1968. At present a New York assemblywoman, she has been elected to Congress to represent the 12th District of New York. One of her priorities will be to extend throughout the country New York State’s SEEK program to help blacks and Latinos get to college. (AP Photo/John Duricka)


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