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Shirley Chisholm

Shirley Anita St. Hill Chisholm (November 30, 1924 – January 1, 2005) was an American politician, educator, and author.

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Thank you Barbara. This is helpful. I did a search & found Shirley Chisholm's. Seems others have claimed it too. Thx
I don't measure America by its achievement but by its potential.
Shirley Chisholm ran as "unbought & unbossed". Hillary Clinton runs as "unindicted but still under investigation".
Shirley Chisholm's presidential run urged Americans "to bring out the best in ourselves."
You don't make progress by standing on the sidelines, whimpering and complaining. . Shirley Chisholm
left. Fannie Lou Hamer, Shirley Chisholm, John Lewis all are icons and heroes of the Party. But in the 1960s, the leaders of the party were
Shirley Chisholm is fed up with them *** waist trainers.
Hillary's the first woman to succeed where Shirley Chisholm failed in 1972. More fame than that is her and her supporters motivation-maybe?
Did you know? Before Hillary Clinton, there was Shirley Chisholm -
Before Clinton, there was Shirley Chisholm - the 1st black woman to run for president for a... via…
"If they don't give you a seat at the table, bring a folding chair." - Shirley Chisholm
she wanna be Shirley Chisholm so bad son
I know I'm not the only one who thought the lady in that no waist trainers vid was Shirley Chisholm
Let's not forget! - 44 years ago, Shirley Chisholm became the first black woman to run for president
I just wanna know y she has the use this civil rights movement and Shirley Chisholm filter
Let's hear it for New Jersey! Shirley Chisholm Made the Democratic Party of Today Possible
Anika Noni Rose Attached to Produce & Star in a Shirley Chisholm Film Currently in Development via
The ancestors are smiling down on lovely little queen Anika Noni Rose . blessings.
pic I took at the post office the other day. why does Shirley Chisholm look like Ving Rhames in Holiday Heart?
They actually went through the whole list from Margaret Chase Smith, Shirley Chisholm, etc who tried. She is the first too garner it.
Really nice story by on female Pres candidates Margaret Chase Smith in 1964 and Shirley Chisholm in 1972
Thank you & Mitchell J. Silver and Brower Park community for the Dedication Ceremony for Shirley Chisholm.
Commissioner dedicates Shirley Chisholm circle in Brower Park next to
then you may not know many significant Black people personally, like John Lewis, Barbara Jordan, Shirley Chisholm, Vernon Jordan
What is the big deal? I voted for Barbara Jordan, Shirley Chisholm, Gerald Ford...
Jill Stein, Shirley Chisholm, Margaret Smith and many more. Check your fly, your ignorance is showing, punk.
I say we write in a ticket of Shirley Chisholm & Barbara Jordan in Nov. Their spirits would govern wisely!! 😘
hey! I went to my MN caucus to support Shirley Chisholm, but she wasn't viable or something, so ended up w/ Fred Harris. Was 20
Political buttons trace political and social change. Photo: Campaign buttons from 1972 for Shirley Chisholm.
Shirley Chisholm. The FIRST Black Congresswoman. This is what I call representation. I love her. She's inspiring.
The emotional, sexual, and psychological stereotyping of females begins when the doctor says, 'It's a girl.' - Shirley Chisholm
Also Shirley Chisholm and ran a few years back as well as Carol Moseley Braun
LRT: I've been reading about the '72 election all day. That, and reading transcripts and speeches by Shirley Chisholm.
Please join us as we celebrate the life of Shirley Chisholm, a pillar of the Bedford-Stuyvesant community and an...
I want to vote for Shirley Chisholm but she isn't here. By now there shld be a progressive, AA woman presidential candidate. I want that.
Shirley Chisholm kept me motivated when others were telling me to find another line of work. STEM studies rule!
Shirley Chisholm: first African American woman elected to Congress. Reproductive rights badass. https:…
Congresswoman talks Selma, the Senate and the influence of
Former congresswomen Barbara Jordan and Shirley Chisholm on the cover of
I voted for Shirley Chisholm in a mock election when I was in elementary school. :)
FROM THE ARCHIVES: Shirley Chisholm's 1972 stump speech "would still be completely relevant" today. -
Just finished lecture on Shirley Chisholm for
In case you hadn't noticed, this is now a Shirley Chisholm appreciation account
Shirley Chisholm became the first black woman elected to Congress. Women's History Month Film Screening ends today!
Shirley Chisholm's Dream of Woman Pres via "greatest obstacle to women candidates: financing & lack of clout"
In 1972, Shirley Chisholm wanted to become the 1st woman president. Hear how she blazed the trail:
"You could give [Shirley Chisholm's] stump speech today and it would still be completely relevant." -
Shirley Chisholm: First African American woman elected to Congress & to run for president.
Shirley Chisholm was the first African American woman elected to Congress.
Graduates from Girls' High School include Lena Horne, Shirley Chisholm, and Betty Smith. Images from 1922 yearbook https…
Shirley Chisholm, first Black Congresswoman & first woman to run for Dem Pres nomination.
Shirley Chisholm was the first woman to run for the Democratic presidential nomination.
Shirley Chisholm was first woman to run for Dem. presidential nomination https:…
when I think of how they have treated her, I am rallied by Iron Jawed Angels & Shirley Chisholm!
Green Suggestion, Black History Month in our cafeteria, Shirley Chisholm, and more, MM notes here:...
Shirley Chisholm - the first black woman to run for US President for a major party https:/…
I need you to call out of work to put my head on Harriet Tubman, Shirley Chisholm, & Marilyn Mosby's bodies. Thx in advance
before Shirley Chisholm, there was Victoria Woodhull who ran for president in *1872*
correction in your report needed. Victoria Woodhull is the first woman to run for the US presidency, not Shirley Chisholm.
What's next Hollywood ? Goldie Hawn in the Shirley Chisholm story..makes as much sense as Fiennes as Michael Jackson
On MLK week, let's also salute Coretta Scott King & Shirley Chisholm who carried on his dream of equality 4 all.
Fannie Lou Hamer stood up for me! . Ella Baker stood up for me! . Shirley Chisholm stood up for me!. Dorothy Height stood …
by a group of black members of the House, including Shirley Chisholm (NY), Louis Stokes (OH) and William L. Clay (MO).
New York Rep. Shirley Chisholm wasn't the 1st African-American to run for president.
3 Jan 1969: Shirley Chisholm (Rep-NY) becomes the first African-American woman to serve in the US House of Representatives
add Shirley Chisholm, Barbara Jordan and Michelle Obama W/all egos checked @ the door - no prob. Too big
"When morality comes up against profit, it is seldom that profit loses. Shirley Chisholm"
Madonna makes list of most influential women in biz & politics, but not Shirley Chisholm, Regina Benjamin or Who'd they poll?
Shirley Chisholm is unavailable for comment.
Anti-black, anti-female:all forms of discrimination amount to the same thing - anti-humanism. Shirley Chisholm
"Of my 2 'handicaps,'being female put many more obstacles in my path than being black.". —Shirley Chisholm d.1/1/2005
Country could've voted for Shirley Chisholm,Jessie Jackson,Geraldine Ferraro!!stop annoying us
On status of black women in American politics, w/ props to Shirley Chisholm. My latest
Today, awards Shirley Chisholm, the first African American congresswoman, with the
Oh my. Wonder what Barbara Jordan, or Sheila Jackson Lee, or Shirley Chisholm would have to say about his comments.
"It's important that we invest in Black women votes."
Collectible Lifelike Baby Dolls, Porcelain Dolls a
Service is the rent you pay for room on this earth. -Shirley Chisholm
Shirley Chisholm became in 1968, the first African-American woman elected to Congress and survived 3 assassination attempts in 1972.
"Don't get me wrong, I'll take Raquel Welch over Shirley Chisholm, any day.I'll take JOE…
Spike Lee doing films on Chi Raq and meanwhile we got no film for Shirley Chisholm
Shirley Chisholm: "Tremendous amounts of talent are lost to our society just because that talent wears a skirt."
"I want to be remembered as a catalyst for change in America." That you are, Shirley Chisholm.
Status of black women in politics report, and the Legacy of Shirley Chisholm
Glad honored Shirley Chisholm with a She was a great leader who was “unbossed and unbought." http…
Shirley Chisholm gets Medal of Freedom. See film on
"I don't care if I'm going down, I'm not starting a movie about Shirley Chisholm with Walter Cronkite"
Service is the rent we pay for the privilege of living on this Earth. It is the very purpose of life. -Shirley Chisholm in
Yet the world needs more Shirley Chisolms.
Celebrate Medal of Freedom honoree Shirley Chisholm. Black immigrants make Black history!
Shirley Chisholm's legacy and the status of Black women in American politics via
So glad you pointed this out! Megan Follows, now in REIGN, starred in Anne of GG! And, I loved Shirley Chisholm too!
Louis Brandeis, Shirley Chisholm, Barbara Jordan, John Lewis, Ron Brown Hiram Revels all are honarable mentions for
Today in 1968, Shirley Chisholm shattered the glass ceiling and blazed a trail for others to become the 1st Black woman elec…
Nelson Mandela, Shirley Chisholm, and MLK without any blackface. Funny how adults can't stop doing it.
Bell brought it home by drawing on the life lesson of Shirley Chisholm. In essence, we have to be willing to take less.
Gonna be a sexy Shirley Chisholm tonight.
whatever, still voting for Shirley Chisholm, like Biz
Hello I am honored, we are honoring Shirley Chisholm in my hometown. An email was sent to you regarding:)
Shirley Chisholm to imprisoned women in Bedford Hills "straighten your spine and March ahead." 1982
the Shirley Chisholm office in Brooklyn won't even walk up two flights of stairs so this statement isn't true. Please help me.
“Service to others is the rent you pay for your room here on earth.”. - Shirley Chisholm
US representative and social activist. Born Shirley St. Hill on November 30, 1924 in New York City. Chisholm...
So has .heard of Shirley Chisholm or nah?
Shirley Chisholm fought an uphill battle as the first black woman to run for POTUS.
what happd to the days when you fell asleep & the *** was gone when you woke up? like that Shirley Chisholm song 🙄
everyone ignores the Shirley Chisholm post office problem. Please help me
"Abortion is a fact of life. Women have always had them... & they always will." - Congresswoman Shirley Chisholm
please help me how are the workers at the Shirley Chisholm office able to get away with now delivering people's packages?
please help this handicapped person receive her packages from the Shirley Chisholm office. If sent back I have to pay for delivery
please help me. The Shirley Chisholm office in Brooklyn lied when they said the delivered my package their phone is off the hook.
Shirley Chisholm, Alice Paul, Susan Anthongy and Eleanor R are applauding from the beyond. Our champ!
For example, a Black President was treated as laughable when I was a kid. Despite how far Shirley Chisholm got or Jackson or …
Ideas from our panel on Ida B. Wells, Harriet Tubman, Shirley Chisholm, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Belva Ann Lockwood
Shirley Chisholm (1924 - 2005) "Unbought and Unbossed" Chisholm was the first African American woman
Is this a 1972 Shirley Chisholm campaign pin? cityofboise
Did You Know Friday's >> Shirley Chisholm was the first black congresswoman, representing New York…
Why didn't we learn about Shirley Chisholm??? She was the first African-American woman elected into congress & ran for president
Shirley Chisholm. The best dang president we never had, was an amazing prophet.
Shirley Chisholm what!! these people are absolutely crazy.
Inspiring and powerful documentary on Shirley Chisholm: Chisholm `72: Unbought & Unbossed
But why the black heritage stamp of Shirley Chisholm look like a character?
What I will say is that Rev. Dr. Gennifer Brooks, Dean of Homiletics at Garrett is (in the spirit of Shirley Chisholm) unbought & unbossed.
Some people will get notes with the Shirley Chisholm stamp "Unbought and Unbossed."
It is an honor to be the recipient of the 2015 NCBW Shirley Chisholm Trailblazer Award.
Some woman (Shirley Chisholm) opened the door for their beloved president Obama to even be considered as a major party candidate.
Ella Baker and Shirley Chisholm already have chapters in my future book... But so do MHP, Janet Mock, and Laverne Cox.
first woman to run for president was a Black woman. Shirley Chisholm, 1972.
But more than that she's a descendant of Kush, the Nile, Shirley Chisholm, the Harlem Renaissance and HipHop
Shirley Chisholm. She was a Congresswoman who was the 1st Black candidate (of a major…
Shirley Chisholm: a woman who made a difference in the world
far too kind. Thank you. Shirley Chisholm is definitely my shero
Move over Shirley Chisholm, it's time for new stamps! 🍑
Lily as Shirley Chisholm cracked me up.
Shirley Chisholm was the first African American female member of Congress, then first African Americ... -
So I'm at the post office, and why do I see this stamp of Shirley Chisholm looking like Poppa Pope…
Doing some notes about Shirley Chisholm for a History project. And I'm tired from the SBA math test…
I love the one about Shirley Chisholm where she has her bears. Cute!
"When you have black racists and white racists it is very difficult to build bridges between communities." - Shirley Anita Chisholm
"Service is the price we pay for living on this planet." -Shirley Chisholm
i read some speeches last night before bed.. Sojourner Truth, Malcolm X, Ida B. Wells, and Shirley Chisholm..
Cool Site for the Day... SPARK. Do you remember Shirley Chisholm? Barbara Jordan? A host of other women who have...
Barbara Jordan, Shirley Chisholm, Patsy Mink. Any of the 15 are better than Jackson.
I like Shirley Chisholm for first woman on $20 bill (although Sacagawea bumping off Andy Jackson has much appeal)
Women on the $20? Here’s the slate: Rosa Parks, Patsy Mink. Betty Friedan, Shirley Chisholm (2/3)
Some motivation from the late, great US Rep. Shirley Chisholm for the campaign trail.
Far too often Shirley Chisholm is seen as just a footnote or a curiosity.
During Shirley Chisholm‘s run for president in 1972, she survived three assassination attempts.
Love this from W20 Candidate Shirley Chisholm! 1st black woman in Congress, first on the $20?
You "pro Black" yet ignore what Sojourner Truth to Angela Davis to SHIRLEY CHISHOLM said about gender and BLACK WOMEN.
Meet Shirley Chisholm, the first woman and first African American to seek the Democrat's presidential nomination
"I have been ... discriminated against because I am a woman [more] than because I am black.”
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Shirley Chisholm broke boundaries as the first black Congresswoman and "dared to be herself."
This is the Balm! "Historian Barbara Ransby on Ella Baker & Shirley Chisholm
Great Inspiration; Shirley Chisholm 1st Black American Woman to run for USA Presidency in 1972.
Now watching a documentary on Shirley Chisholm, the first Black woman elected (cont)
Shirley Chisholm 1st black woman presidential aspirant of the united states in 1972! At
I'm going to "Shirley Chisholm Women of Distinction Awards & Celebration". See you there? via
Shirley Chisholm, politician and educator, was a 1946 graduate. She was the 1st Black woman elected to Congress
More than 50 women have run for President, beginning with Victoria Claflin Woodhull in 1872
Today's Lost Queens Queen is Shirley Chisholm! . She was the first black…
I vote for Shirley Chisholm! Replace Andrew Jackson and put a woman on the $20! via
GO VOTE!!! There are brave warriors who fought so U can have the right 2 vote. "The one thing you've got going your vote." Shirley Chisholm
Shirley was a trailblazer in American politics in 1972 Why is she often overlooked? …
MTHonored to receive the Shirley Chisholm award from I'll always proudly defend TRIO http:/…
In honor of I dedicate to the one and only Shirley Chisholm, a founder of...
Celebrate Women's History Month with a special presentation of Profile of Courage: Shirley Chisholm Friday, March 27th at 8pm ET on ch 141!
"Shirley Chisholm, Sojourner Truth, & Barbara Jordan gathered for a little girl-talk... about world politics"
Shirley Chisholm became the first African American congresswoman in 1968.
listening to Ruby Dee read speeches by Ida B Wells, Shirley Chisholm, Angela Davis, and Coretta Scott King like wow.
I want to pay tribute to the first African American woman elected to Congress: Shirley Chisholm. A great inspiration!
Rep. Shirley Chisholm is featured on our African American History Month Pinterest board.
Black History Month Fact: The first black congresswoman was Shirley Chisholm, who represented New York during...
Madam CJ Walker and Shirley Chisholm were my biggest idols when I was little.
The 1st black congresswoman was Shirley Chisholm, who represented NY during 7 terms & also happened to be a member of Delta Sigma Theta Inc!
Born today Shirley Chisholm-1st African-American congresswoman &major-party black candidate to bid for the presidency …
Interesting documentary about Shirley Chisholm - first African American women elected to US Congress
On this day in 1972, Shirley Chisholm announced her candidacy for president. Chisholm, the first Black woman to be elected to Congress, was the first Black person to make a bid for the U.S. presidency. Read "Unbought and Unbossed: Expanded 40th Anniversary Edition" by Shirley Chisholm: WNYC Collection, 1936 - 1981 NYC Department of Records, Municipal Archives, New York City
Copied. America honors Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. this year on Monday, Jan. 19 — a day now observed nationally. It wasn’t always so. After his April 1968 assassination, King’s friends and families sought national recognition for the civil rights leader and his work for racial reconciliation through nonviolence. U.S. Rep. John Conyers of Michigan first introduced legislation seeking the holiday just days after King was murdered, but the bill stalled in Congress. For the next decade, Conyers and U.S. Rep. Shirley Chisholm of New York resubmitted the bill each legislative session, and it slowly gained supporters. In November 1979, legislation to make King’s birthday a national holiday came within five votes of passing the House of Representatives. The next year, singer-songwriter Stevie Wonder and King’s widow, Coretta Scott King, organized a national campaign with a petition that gathered 6 million signatures in favor of the bill. With growing public pressure in favor of the holiday, Congress fina ...
Be careful about reading health books. You may die of a misprint. (Chisholm, Shirley)
Shirley Chisholm had members of Congress goin Kevin Gates in that *** for sure
Conversations in Black Freedom Studies - The Political Life and Legacy of Shirley Chisholm
There needs to be a movie about Ella Baker, Fannie Lou Hamer, Shirley Chisholm... Etc
They got Shirley Chisholm looking like Ving Rhames on the new stamp man
I'm ready for a Shirley Chisholm movie
Can we get to do that biopic on Shirley Chisholm or Harriet Tubman? *faints*
Shirley Chisholm as POTUS = many heart attacks. They won't accept a half white guy.
Reagan is the Prez but I voted for Shirley Chisholm.
wish we had an Angela Davis or Shirley Chisholm in the limelight for young girls to look up to instead of the Beyonce's and Kim K's
"I am and will always be a catalyst for change.". ~ Shirley Chisholm
I think Shirley Chisholm is my style icon.
The Legacy of Shirley Chisholm Influences Today’s Black Women in Politics via
"I am and always will be a catalyst for change.” ― Soror Shirley Chisholm Happy Founders Day Sweet…
Shirley Chisholm is a reminder that folk can be in office to truly serve, with a commitment 2 the people. Remembering those in most need.
Spill some coffee, cocoa, cider, and tea in style! Sip with Shirley Chisholm or our classic and retro logo mugs.
I celebrate the spirit of Shirley Chisholm and Melissa Harris Perry. I laugh to confuse the oppressor. I smile. I pray. I thank God.
Happy Founders Day to the women of Delta Sigma Theta. Keep fighting in the memory of Shirley Chisholm, Mary Bethune, Dorothy Height & others
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Soror Shirley Chisholm.. Can yall tell I'm so turnt for my Founder's Day?!
I'm ready for a movie based on the life & work of Diane Nash or Ella Baker or Anna Arnold Hedgeman or Shirley Chisholm or Barbara Jordan
I guarantee nobody on my TL knows who Shirley Chisholm is.
I love Shirley Chisholm too. She was marginalized in Congress and put on the Agriculture Committee. Her response...
In Congress, Shirley Chisholm worked on Education and Labor Committee and helped form the Congressional Black Caucus.
On this day in history... Major Events... Earliest record of a Solar Eclipse 3340BC Treaty of Paris preliminary documents signed 1782 First Follies Revue 1886 Lucille Ball marries Desi Arnaz 1940 Pink Floyd's "The Wall" released 1979 Michael Jackson's "Thriller" released 1982 Deaths of great people... Oscar Wilde 1900 Evil Knievel 2007 Birthdays that matter to me... Andrea Palladio 1508 Sir Phillip Sidney 1554 Oliver Winchester 1810 Samuel Langhorne Clemens (aka Mark Twain) 1835 Winston Churchill 1874 John Dickson Carr 1906 Shirley Chisholm 1924 Allan Sherman 1924 *** Clark 1929 Ridley Scott 1937 Roger David Glover 1945 Mandy Patinkin 1952 June Pointer 1953 Billy Idol 1955 Colin Mochrie 1957 Bo Jackson 1962 Ben Stiller 1965 Yours truly 1983 Kaley Cuoco 1985 (this saddens me that she's only two years younger and it feels like she's accomplished so much) So, while I have dreaded this day for many years and for many reasons... I have to nod my head to people who have celebrated their worth or just happen to ...
The Honorable Bertha Pitts Campbell, Shirley Chisholm, Madame C.J Walker...Ancestors who made it possible for us to keep fighting
PBO it's back to the future: boxing Jack Johnson, Ali, baseball Jackie Robertson, Navy driver Carl Brashear ,Shirley Chisholm,
Democrats elected their first black congresswoman, Shirley Chisholm, in 1968. Republicans did it 46 years later and want a…
NEWSFLASH: If you are black, or a woman, or an American and you don't know Shirley Chisholm, Google that name right now.
RE: Ferguson, Missouri. United States of America Greetings Brothers & Sisters, What you see happening in Ferguson today is the result of Post Traumatic Slave Syndrome. I suggest you read the book, Post Traumatic Slave Syndrome by Dr. Joy DeGruy and also watch the movie Hidden Colors 3. For my European American brothers and sisters, this may be difficult for you to understand but it's important for us all to know the truth. For the truth shall set us all free. In my book, the Roots of San Diego, I will address the racism that I grew up with in my conservative home town. It is a miracle that i'm still here today! It's all thanks to the spirit of our Ancestors, who guide us, like Martin Luther King Jr. - Malcolm X - Marcus Garvey - Haile Selassie - Peter Tosh - Paul Robeson - Louis Armstrong - James Baldwin - Bob Marley - Langston Hughes - Fanny Lou Hammer - Shirley Chisholm - Rosa Parks - Maya Angelou - Harriet Tubman - Josephine Baker - Audre Lorde - Sojourner Truth just to name a few. Also thanks to the l ...
Every time I see those Shirley Chisholm stamps, I think it's LL Cool J in drag. I think this makes me a terrible person, but it's true!
“ Be as bold as the first man or woman to eat an oyster.” . Shirley Chisholm (1924–2005) . American congresswoman and educator
Photo: Imagine if Shirley Chisholm would have won…
"Racism is so universal in this country, so widespread, and deep-seated, that it invisible because it is so normal."~Shirley Chisholm
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a black woman Mt. Rushmore Harriet Tubman, Josephine Baker, Shirley Chisholm and Angel Davis. Oh and Nikki Giovanni!
Y is it no1 remembers Shirley Chisholm's 1972 bid 4 President?
Mrs. Shirley Chisholm made history in her election to office and presiden...
" Reagan is the prez but I voted for Shirley Chisholm."
Grateful for Ms. Smith who put us on Sankofa, Malcolm X and Shirley Chisholm.
Shirley Chisholm was 1st black woman elected to Congress in '69 & 1st black person to seek major US party nomination
You'll STAND UP AND CHEER for openly *** (and 1st Jewish) Repub candidate 4 Prez,inspired by Shirley Chisholm :) Thx
Indeed it is. I wish Shirley Chisholm were available to run for president in 2016.
Tremendous amounts of talent are lost because it wears a skirt dropping Shirley Chisholm knowledge
Today, in 1972, Shirley Chisholm received 152 votes in the 1st ballot at the Democratic National Convention.
😾 So u mean to tell me this pic of Shirley Chisholm was the best they could find to put on a stamp!🙈…
"I am, was, and always will be a catalyst for change." - Rep. Shirley Chisholm…
If you had a chance to talk to 2 celebrities (whether they are dead or alive) who... — Aaliyah and Shirley Chisholm
Quoting one of my all time heroes Shirley Chisholm, who really was unbought and unbossed, just about killed me.
Still can't believe this fool said Shirley Chisholm looks like Young Dro.
Wait... Why is Shirley Chisholm looking like LL Cool J in a Madea getup?? I have complaints...
Yall gotta stop posting this Shirley Chisholm stamp man
Why does Shirley Chisholm look like LL Cool J on this stamp?
"Women need no protection that men do not need. What we need are laws to protect working people, to guarantee them fair pay, safe working conditions, protection against sickness and layoffs, and provision for dignified, comfortable retirement. Men and women need these things equally. That one sex needs protection more than the other is a male supremacist myth as ridiculous and unworthy of respect as the white supremacist myths that society is trying to cure itself of at this time." - Shirley Chisholm (Equal Rights for Women- In the House of Representatives, May 21, 1969)
Shirley Chisholm - First Black Congresswoman. was the first African American and first woman to ru
Hard decision at the Post Office this morning between buying Shirley Chisholm stamps or Harvey Milk stamps. Best solution is to buy some of each!
and he later covertly supported Shirley Chisholm's run for POTUS, with the end result of her pulling the Black vote
For more information please visit: Shirley Chisholm interviewed 5.22.2002 by Ruth B. Mandel This video is ...
Learning about Shirley Chisholm's walk in politics in
“Don’t Buy Where You Can’t Work!”- Rev.Adam Clayton Powell Jr. The late great Congressman’s words remain relevant to our position as people today. Rev. Adam Clayton Powell represented Harlem for twenty-five years and was a Black politician not afraid to be Black and didn’t forget his roots when he was elected. The difference between politicians of yesteryear like Powell, Hiram Revels, Shirley Chisholm, John Mercer Langston and George Henry White is they were Black politicians that fought and labored on behalf of Black America. Why is it today that there are thousands of Black elected officials in every corner of the country, yet no clear agenda has been set forth for Black America? Why does every other tribe build businesses where they have a competitive advantage and fit into their place on the global stage whereas Black America still demonstrates,campaigns and marches for “Civil Rights”? Understand, “Civil” only applies to the laws set forth by the wealthy ruling class and if that so ...
Congress seems drugged & inert most of the time...its idea of meeting a problem is hold hearings or appoint a commission Shirley Chisholm
Some states have primary elections today, so we honor Shirley Chisholm for -
Shirley Chisholm is just one of those ladies I'm super pressed to call my soror.
.Kimberly Peeler-Allen at the Shirley Chisholm Political Seminar dropping knowledge abt
I stand on the shoulder of Giants: Shirley Chisholm, The Black Panthers, Maya Angelou, Oprah Winfrey, .
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Lynch worked w/ Ken Burns on the Jazz series. Did documentary on Shirley Chisholm
Why they got Shirley Chisholm looking like Ving Rhames?
Congrats to Sen Murphy on receiving the 2014 Shirley Chisholm award. Thx for being a champion of TRIO
The Sleeper Has Awakened 5: What Have Become Of Us and “Where do we go from here” (The Trammps) “Say It Loud” (J.B) It was 1971 and my cousins and I finally got our ears pierced (my ear was pierced on the wrong side but that’s another story), of course we did it was NYC in the 70”s we were wore the latest fashions bell bottoms, Dashikis and Berets in red, black and green crocheted by my Grandmother and Mother. We were very progressive at the time living the Black Experience; my mother even dated Brother Herbie (He was Muslim and sold bean pies and earrings and took me to the Mosque on 125th) It was a time that I remember being Black was an honor I was very proud, I was young and impressionable. I remember seeing brothers and sisters strutting down the street just being Black and beautiful, was it because we had finally accepted the fact that were… Ebony, Jet and Sepia were the bibles of the black community, we had an Ebony subscription and it was read from cover to cover. Every Saturday I wa ...
Congrats to - winner of 's 2014 Shirley Chisholm Award
Congratulations to for receiving the 2014 Shirley Chisholm Award! We are honored to have you with us today!
A man cannot be comfortable without his own approval. (Chisholm, Shirley)
Shirley Chisholm: “In the end anti-black, anti-female, and all forms of discrimination are equivalent to the same thing: anti-humanism.”
For me it was the amazing Shirley Chisholm - unbought and unbossed. Went to Newark NJ rally for her prez bid b4 I cud vote.
What Post office was dedicated to Shirley Chisholm in Brooklyn?
We are thrilled to learn will join us on Friday morning to accept the Shirley Chisholm award!
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