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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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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.
don't measure America by its achievement but by its potential."-Shirley Chisholm, American lawmaker and educator
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
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You don't make progress by standing on the sidelines, whimpering & complaining. You make progress by implementing ideas. -Shi…
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
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"When morality comes up against profit, it is seldom that profit loses." - Shirley Chisholm
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…
Shirley Chisholm - first African American woman elected to Congress. Later, ran for President.
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!
“Tremendous amounts of talent are lost to our society just because that talent wears a skirt”. -Shirley Chisholm.
"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
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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.”
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
“Service is the rent that you pay for room on this earth.” –Shirley Chisholm
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Shirley Chisholm was the 1st woman to run for the Democratic presidential nomination.
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:/…
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Celebrate Women's History Month with a special presentation of Profile of Courage: Shirley Chisholm Friday, March 27th at 8pm ET on ch 141!
"The emotional, sexual, and psychological stereotyping of females begins when the doctor says: "It's a girl." - Shirley Chisholm
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"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.
Shirley Chisholm, a woman of Delta Sigma Theta, was the first African-American woman to serve in the U.S. congress.
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
On November 5,1968, Shirley Chisholm became the FIRST Black woman to be elected to Congress.
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
"Service to others is the rent we pay for our time here on earth" - Shirley Chisholm .
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
"Of my 2 handicaps, being female put many more obstacles n my path than being black."-Shirley Chisholm.
I think Shirley Chisholm is my style icon.
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"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.
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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
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…
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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
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!🙈…
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Service to others is the rent you pay for your room here on earth. Shirley Chisholm
"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 ...
“Of my two handicaps, being female put more obstacles in my path than being black” Shirley Chisholm (Pic George Rose)
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
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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, .
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!
DYK: In 1969 - Shirley Chisholm, of NY, became the first African-American woman in Congress and the first female black U…
Shirley Chisholm stamps now available for individual sale at 49 cents.
But why did the US postal service make Shirley Chisholm look like Edna Payne from Martin?
Check out our latest profile on Shirley Chisholm for Soul History Month!.
Don't know Marcus Garvey, Garrett Morgan, Shirley Chisholm, nothing but these clown *** entertainers that don't care about you
... rhetoric never won a revolution yet. - Shirley Chisholm
Am I trippin or does Shirley chisholm look like Michael Jordan on this stamp? Lol
Shirley Chisholm understood the plight of women in society.
Wise words from Shirley Chisholm inspire this morning, every morning: via
does anyone know or care who Shirley Chisholm was or is that just irrelevant information now
You never know how strong you are until being strong is the only choice you have. Could be said of Shirley Chisholm and Anita Hill +many!
thank you for your films on Shirley Chisholm and Angela Davis that each remind us that politics is SERVICE FOR THE PEOPLE.
(12) 1972 Shirley Chisholm is first black American to run for president.
Firsts by African Americans The first African-American Local elected official: John Mercer Langston, 1855, town clerk of Brownhelm State elected official: Alexander Lucius Twilight, 1836, the Vermont Mayor of major city: Carl Stokes, Cleveland, Ohio, 1967–1971. The first black woman to serve as a mayor of a major U.S. city was Sharon Pratt Dixon Governor (appointed): P.B.S. Pinchback served as governor of Louisiana from Dec. 9, 1872–Jan. 13, 1873, during impeachment proceedings against Governor (elected): L. Douglas Wilder, Virginia, 1990–1994. The only other elected black governor has been Deval Patrick, Massachusetts, 2007–U.S. Representative: Joseph Rainey became a Congressman from South Carolina in 1870 and was reelected four more times. The first black female U.S. Representative was Shirley Chisholm, Congresswoman from New York, U.S. Senator: Hiram Revels became Senator from Mississippi from Feb. 25, 1870, to March 4, 1871, during Reconstruction. Edward Brooke became the first African-America ...
Black History Month reminded me of some courageous women upon whose shoulders we stand - Marian Anderson; Barbara Jordan; Shirley Chisholm; Carol Moseley Braun; Patricia Roberts Harris; Dorothy Height; Fannie Lou Hamer. Thanks to the National Women's History Museum, I can remember to be so grateful to them.
Shirley Chisholm and Dorothy Height are two of my favorite history makers
We had Shirley Chisholm in 1972. After that, there was Rev. Jesse Jackson in 1984 and 1988. Then we had the Rev. Al Sharpton in 2004. Three African-Americans ran for President, and none of them were elected. It seemed as if the promise “you can be whatever you want to be” was a lie to African-Americans…But all of that changed on a historical date. On Tuesday, November 4, 2008, during the 2008 USA Presidential elections, the United States of America nominated its first African-American President: President Barack Obama. Barack Hussein Obama was born on August 4, 1961 in Honolulu, Hawaii. He is an alumni of Occidental College, Columbia University, and Harvard University. In 1996, he was elected to the Illinois Senate, and was reelected in 1998. In January 2003, Obama became chairman of the Illinois Senate’s Health and Human Services Committee, and he led a bipartisan passage of legislation by monitoring racial profiling; he required police to record the race of drivers they detained. Obama continued ...
USPS honors first African-American Congresswoman, Shirley Chisholm, who is interred at Forest Lawn Cemetery:
Some nice coverage of today's event at Forest Lawn honoring Shirley Chisholm...
OK make me understand why ? ...why what u say .y do I see more *** on here then Black History JUST *** like y are we not talken about Lonnie Johnson ,Lena Horne,Toni Morrison,Shirley Chisholm,and Thurgood Marshall and the man him self FREDERICK DOUGLASS .WHY M
It's not like asked them to identify Shirley Chisholm or Stokely Carmichael or Bayard Rustin or Claudette Colvin. Jesus.
Brooklyn College Professor Barbara Winslow, the author of the new book "Shirley Chisholm: Catalyst for Change," and Shola Lynch of the Schomburg Center, who directed the recent documentary about that presidential run, called "Chisholm '72: Unbought and Unbossed," joined Inside City Hall to honor Brooklyn's own Shirley Chisholm '46, who rose to become a truly remarkable figure in American history.
From Fannie Lou Hammer to Shirley Chisholm to Barbara Jordan, to Condoleezza Rice Black women have played crucial roles in the history of black socio-political positioning on issues from women's suffrage to voting rights, to equal pay in the workforce. Yet with the increase in black college educated women and the change in many of the social constructs that historically worked to define the role Black women played in American politics, is the political posture of Black women changing? TONIGHT February 11 at 7pm CENTRAL TIME on "Black Greeks Speak with Marlon Smith" I will speak on all of these issues. Conservatism in the Black Context: is it still the party of Frederick Douglass? ONLY on Many thanks to my line sister and Soror Dena Gray for the invitation.
WHAT YOU KNOW 'BOUT JESSE.!?!?! 1984 presidential campaign Main article: Jesse Jackson presidential campaign, 1984 On November 3, 1983, he announced his campaign for President of the United States in the 1984 election, becoming the second African American (after Shirley Chisholm) to mount a nationwide campaign for president. In the Democratic Party primaries, Jackson, who had been written off by pundits as a fringe candidate with little chance at winning the nomination, surprised many when he took third place behind SenatorGary Hart and former Vice President Walter Mondale, who eventually won the nomination. Jackson garnered 3,282,431 primary votes, or 18.2 percent of the total, in 1984, and won three to five primaries and caucuses, including Louisiana, the District of Columbia, South Carolina, and one of two separate contests in Mississippi. More Virginia caucus-goers supported Jesse Jackson than any other candidate, but Walter Mondale won more Virginia delegates. In May 1988, Jackson complained that he ...
Who would have guessed Shirley Chisholm would run for US President in 1972? Who would have known that in 2014 the US Postal Service would unveil a Shirley Chisholm stamp?
today i heard Reverend Al Sharpton preach about "living for more than ourselves & serving others". yesterday Barbara Lee unveiled the new usps Shirley Chisholm stamp. at this VERY moment i am so proud to be a Delta, a Black Woman & a Mills Woman! im standing on the shoulders of GIANTS-for real!
At the post office today I saw a picture of the new Shirley Chisholm stamp and thought is was “Aunt Esther” from Sanford and Son. (True) Don't know much about Shirley Chisholm, but Aunt Esther (the late LaWanda Page) has always been a favorite. Aunt Esther was a great character. Page and Redd Foxx grew up together and started their separate careers at about the same time. When Foxx asked to bring her in as one of the characers on “Sanford and Son” the network said no. Foxx said that he really thought she could add to the show. The network still said no. So Redd Foxx walked out and said they could do the show without him as well. The network immediately called LaWand and asked her if she'd be willing to join the cast on the Sandofd and Son show. R.I.P. Aunt Esther. (LaWanda Page)
Shirley Chisholm because the first African America woman to make a bid for the nomination of the presidency of United States.1972✔️ featured in NBC s Science of Love
Shout out to those who don't know who Madame CJ Walker was. Or Robert Lawrence. Or Shirley Chisholm. Or Huey Newton. Or James Weldon Johnson
Okay... okay... okay! I apologize for NOT posting yesterday's Black History Facts... I was still celebrating my birthday. LOL! YESTERDAY IN Black History (1/25): Rev. Henry Lyons, president of National Baptist Convention, USA goes on trial for 54 counts of embezzlement, bank/wire fraud and extortion. NBC, USA is the largest Black denominational convention in the US with an estimated membership of 8.5 million - 1999. Black Entertainment Television {BET} - first black owned company to be listed on the NYSE, begins broadcasting from Washington, DC - 1980. Congresswoman Shirley Chisholm begins her campaign for President of the U.S. - 1972. Constance Baker Motley - becomes the first Black American woman to be appointed to a federal judgeship - 1966. Writer, Gloria Naylor, born - 1950. National Afro-American League, Pioneer Black protest organization, founded at Chicago meeting. Joseph C. Price, President of Livingstone College, was elected president - 1890. LASTLY... Sojourner Truth addressed the firs ...
Shirley Chisholm announced her candidacy 4 POTUS this day in ca. 1975:
Shirley Chisholm did not sit around saying that things cannot change, she made changes. This is dedicated to all of those who are currently reaping the benefits of her changes with better jobs, healthcare, homes etc., yet are afraid to make changes for future generations. As the song goes "Everything must change."
This Day in Women’s Political History: January 26, 1972 – NY Congresswoman Shirley Chisholm announces her candidacy for the U.S. Presidency.
Gloria Marie Steinem Steinem was born in Toledo, Ohio, on March 25, 1934. Her mother, Ruth (née Nuneviller), was a Presbyterian of Scottish and German descent, and her father, Leo Steinem, was a Jewish immigrants from Germany. She is an American feminist, journalist, and social and political activist who became nationally recognized as a leader of, and media spokeswoman for, the women's liberation movement in the late 1960s and 1970s. In 1968, she signed the “War Tax Protest” pledge, vowing to refuse tax payments in protest against the Vietnam War. A prominent writer and key counterculture era political figure, Steinem has founded many organizations and projects and has been the recipient of many awards and honors. She was a columnist for New York magazine and co-founded Ms. magazine. In 1969, she published an article, "After Black Power, Women's Liberation", which, along with her early support of abortion rights, catapulted her to national fame as a feminist leader. Steinem actively campaigned for t ...
I cannot wait for this - 37th Black Heritage Stamp to Honor Shirley Chisholm
"I want to be remembered as a catalyst for change in America." -Shirley Chisholm
Today in NYC history. 1972. BK Shirley Chisholm becomes the first African American woman to seek a major party's presidential nomination
Thrilled. She's one of my "sheroes." RT: "37th Black Heritage Stamp to Honor Shirley Chisholm
TDIH 1972: Shirley Chisholm began her run for US Presidency, 1st Afr-American woman to do so. In footsteps of Victoria Woodhull, B Lockwood.
1/25/1972: Shirley Chisholm is officially in the race for the Presidential nomination ! Big rally in Bedford-Stuyvesant, stirring speech !
Another general knowledge quiz from the mind of Amy Adams. No looking stuff up - just for fun, give these a try and please do enjoy laughing at my horrible answers to questions yesterday. No one laughs at me as much as I do! Here you go: 1. Who discovered the element radium? 2. What is Sacajawea know for? 3. Who wrote To the Lighthouse? 4. Who won the 1979 Nobel Peace prize for work toward helping end the suffering of humanity, and was later recognized by the Catholic Church as a saint? 5. What does the 19th amendment grant? 6. What is The Feminine Mystique? 7. What is Shirley Chisholm famous for? 8. Who wrote in the poem Lady Lazarus: "Dying Is an art, like everything else. I do it exceptionally well." 9. What is Georgia O'Keefe known for? 10. What is a blastocyst? 11. What is unique about this new quiz?
* Today in Black History - January 25 * 1851 - Sojourner Truth addresses the first African American Women's Rights Convention in Akron, Ohio. 1890 - The National Afro-American League is founded at an organizing meeting in Chicago, Illinois. Joseph Price, the president of Livingston College, is elected the first president of what will come to be considered a pioneering African American protest organization. 1938 - Jamesetta Hawkins is born in Los Angeles, California. She will become a rhythm and blues singer known as "Etta James." She will be described as "one of the great forces in American Music." She will become a star scoring her first national pop hit, "Roll With Me, Henry", at age sixteen, and be recognized as a master in the fields of blues, R&B, jazz, and pop, crossing genres time and again. Between 1955 and 1975, Etta will create a dozen Top-10 Rhythm & Blues hits and more than 25 chart hits. They will include such soulful performances as "All I Could Do Was Cry" (1960), "At Last" (1961), "Tru ...
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From what two islands were Shirley Chisholm’s parents?
"37th Black Heritage Stamp to Honor Shirley Chisholm" I wish we could celebrate our diversity daily. ..thoughts?
37th Black Heritage Stamp to Honor Shirley Chisholm: January is quickly coming to a close and with that brings...
This Day in Black History: January 25 Happy Birthday: Alicia Keys 1896: Florence Mills, the ‘Queen of Happiness’ was born. She was a singer, dancer and comedian. She passed away in 1927, aged 31, from complications from appendicitis. 1899: Blues guitarist, songwriter & singer Sleepy John Estes was born. He passed away in 1977, aged 78. 1924: The Douglas Hotel of San Diego was founded. Known as the “Harlem of the West,” the hotel included the Creole Palace night club where black stage and screen stars of the 1930’s and 1940’s performed. The Douglas Hotel was the only major downtown hotel to provide accommodations to black visitors in San Diego during the era of segregation 1938: Blues, R&B, Soul & Pop diva Etta James was born. She passed in 2012, aged 73. 1943: Happy Birthday to martial artist & actor Ron van Clief who turns 71 today. 1950: Happy Birthday to award winning author Gloria Naylor who turns 64. 1957: Edmund Sylvers was born. He was the lead singer of the 1970s family music group The ...
Have you ever heard the song, “We shall overcome?” In the year 1900, an African American, Charles Tindley, who was the pastor of a Methodist Episcopal Church, wrote a hymn called, “I’ll Overcome Some Day.” Some 60 odd years later, that hymn was the basis for the civil rights anthem, “We Shall Overcome.” Today it still symbolizes the struggle for freedom - freedom from oppression, freedom from pain and suffering, freedom from everything in this world that attempts to pull us down and convince us that all hope is lost. The words speak of triumph over life’s struggles, and they speaks of signs of the fulfillment of hope - people walking hand in hand, walking free, without fear, without being alone, we shall overcome. The chorus reads: Oh, deep in my heart I do believe We shall overcome some day Martin Luther King was the face and the voice of a movement that began many years before he was born. The quest to overcome, despite circumstances motivated slaves and slave leaders such as Nat Turner ...
Go to the Shirley Chisholm presentation in Olive Kettering if you're cool!
Antioch College in Yellow Springs, Ohio-USA TONIGHT AT 5:15 pm, Antioch College alumna Barbara Winslow will be presenting her new bibliography: Shirley Chisholm: Catalyst for Change (Lives of American Women)
On my way to Jury Duty with long johns on, Shirley Chisholm you owe me for this one.
Free Angela Davis and All Political Prisoners is a stunning film. Directed by Shola Lynch who also directed Unbought and Unbossed, The Life of Shirley Chisholm, and executive produced by actor Jada Pinkett Smith, it is a priceless addition to the record we have of the struggles and courage of black...
Do I know about every single woman that you've dated? No...but if I had dated Harriet Tubman I probably would have said something. If I was texting madam CJ Walker, Shirley Chisholm.. I would have said something, lmao I'm over here rolling this dude is stupid talking about all your little grandpa ex came dancing up out the crip Rotflmbo
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*Walter Morris was born on this date in 1921. He was an African American Paratrooper and Brick Mason Supervisor. From Waynesboro, Ga., he was the youngest and only male of seven children. After high school graduation, he began an apprenticeship as a bricklayer, but he found construction work was sparse during the Depression. He joined the Army as a one-year volunteer in January 1941. After the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor that December, Mr. Morris continued his Army service as a clerk. In 1943, he “washed out” of Infantry Officer Candidate School on the 12th week of a 13-week program. He was relegated to guarding the parachute school at Fort Benning, Ga., with fellow Black soldiers from 4 p.m., when the white paratrooper trainees left the field, until the students returned at 8 the next morning. At the time the morale of the African Americans was miserable. The post was largely segregated, including its movie theater and exchange. In 2013, he told the Daytona Times newspaper in Florida, “When we ...
My FB friends here are ten little known facts about how great we truly, truly are, and now I say good night. 1. Allensworth is the first all-black Californian township, founded and financed by African Americans. Created by Lieutenant Colonel Allen Allensworth in 1908, the town was built with the intention of establishing a self-sufficient city where African Americans could live their lives free of racial prejudice. 2. During the 1930s, painter Charles Alston founded the 306 group, which convened in his studio space and provided support and apprenticeship for African-American artists, including Langston Hughes; sculptor Augusta Savage; and mixed-media visionary Romare Bearden. 3. Scientist and mathematician Benjamin Banneker is credited with helping to design the blueprints for Washington, D.C. 4. In 1938, first lady Eleanor Roosevelt challenged the segregation rules at the Southern Conference on Human Welfare in Birmingham, Alabama, so she could sit next to African-American educator and activist Mary McLe ...
My daughters are in the AKA's EYL program. Their February session will cover African American Women in Black History. Through their research, they have to prepare to display who they were given. Caia was given Josephine Baker and Cassidy was given Shirley Chisholm. WHAT A MATCH UP!!! Caia has a love for music/singing and Ms. Baker was not only a fierce dancer, she was a vocal artist as well. Caia is working on a special performance. Her gift is gracefully budding. Now.Cassidy and Shirley Chisholm.What more can I say. Mrs. Chisholm was known to be outspoken and making statements to shake and anger. If you know Cassidy, you know THAT IS Cassidy. I LOVE this EYL program and how it steers and shapes our young ladies.
Time to revisit REPARATIONS! ! Research if you're not sure if it's possible. If you believe 12Yrs a Slave you know it's worthy ! But we need the *** Black leaders who are Not afraid to get the Ball rolling to ask. I wonder what would Dr. King, Malcolm, Harrriet Tubman, John Brown,, those who jumped over board, Nat Turner,, Madam C.J. Walker, Ella Baker, Langston Hughes, Merger Evers, Fred Shuttlesworth, Viola Leoza, Ralph David Abernathy, Hoses Williams, Cater G. Woods on, Shirley Chisholm, Marcus Harvey, Maynard Jackson, Bayard Dustin, the 4 Little Girls,, Jimmy Lee Jackson, Cleveland A. Wolfe Sr., Eldridge Clever, Robert Kennedy, Hughey P. Newton, Tupac, Me, Rosa Parks, Cassius Clay, Adam Clayton Powers, Grady Yancey, Jr,. W.E. B. DuBois, Booker T. Washington, those unborn and your ancestors would say. Time for Black History. Not month but for life, fool! Oopps. Fulton High got me:) I'm good. Time to get back to my collard green and Turkey necks. The Dirty South.
You're the Man - Marvin Gaye [Unissued] [Mock Album Cover] "You're the Man" is a song composed by singer Marvin Gaye and songwriter Kenneth Stover and released on the Motown subsidiary, Tamla, in the summer of 1972. Composed primarily on the basis of the 1972 presidential election, the song was supposedly the first release from Gaye's next album, You're the Man, but the song's modest success forced Gaye to shelve the album in protest. History Recording In 1972, Gaye's success with the socially conscious album, What's Going On, helped in pressuring Motown to give the musician more creative autonomous control of his music, leading to a $1 million deal being offered by Motown, which made him for a time, the most lucrative R&B artist ever. Gaye responded by putting himself constantly in the studio working on a multitude of projects. One of the projects was another album focusing on social matters and further into politics, which was only hinted at in What's Going On. Gaye and his band, which consisted of memb ...
taking advantage of this lull before the storm of new issues for 2014. finished Shirley Chisholm and USS Arizona last night. finally decided to do just 6 of Arizona. keep one for myself and have 2 other advance orders. leaves 3 to find new homes for in March.
The History of Martin Luther King Day Who originated the idea of a national holiday in honor of MLK? It took 15 years to create the federal Martin Luther King, Jr., holiday. Congressman John Conyers, Democrat from Michigan, first introduced legislation for a commemorative holiday four days after King was assassinated in 1968. After the bill became stalled, petitions endorsing the holiday containing six million names were submitted to Congress. Conyers and Rep. Shirley Chisholm, Democrat of New York, resubmitted King holiday legislation each subsequent legislative session. Public pressure for the holiday mounted during the 1982 and 1983 civil rights marches in Washington. Congress passed the holiday legislation in 1983, which was then signed into law by President Ronald Reagan. A compromise moving the holiday from Jan. 15, King's birthday, which was considered too close to Christmas and New Year's, to the third Monday in January helped overcome opposition to the law. National Consensus on the Holiday A num ...
A Dime a Dozen “Excellence is to do a common thing in an uncommon way.” —BOOKER T. WASHINGTON, EDUCATOR There’s so much talk about excellence today. Ours is a society obsessed with excellence. Are you striving to be your best? Are you committed to excellence or are you average? Though each of us is average in different areas of our lives, how great it is to be excellent! And make no mistake about it, we can all be excellent! Successful individuals like the famed educator Booker T. Washington encourage us to do our best. “Success may involve talent,” explained the celebrated choreographer Alvin Ailey. “But excellence involves YOU.” “If we are to move ahead as a people,” warned former U.S. congresswoman Shirley Chisholm, “we must strive for the highest standards.” Achievers know the difference between average and excellence. Excellence means standing up to life; living your life for a cause greater than yourself so future generations will know that YOU played a role. The successful a ...
Gale Jones Carson Mentor Shirley Chisholm to US Rep. Barbara Lee: “When you get elected, you better act like a woman. Don’t play by the rules...Change the rules!”
Black History type mixx... I would like to thank our black fathers and mothers of history for leading a path for US! Time to start learning more bout these black people and groups... Names: Malcom X, Stokely Carmichael, Black Panthers, Martin Luther King, Huey Newton and Bobby Seale, Coretta Scott King, Shirley Chisholm, Alice Walker, Joann Gibson Robinson, check out the court case of Plessy V. Ferguson and Brown V. Board of education of Topeka, Thurgood Marshall, The NAACP, James Peck, James Meredith, Ernest Withers, last but not least Fannie Lou Hamer... Check out more Black History which lead us to where we are today.
I sent this not to our son's teacher. My problem with this is children have enough to deal without adding booty shaking to the menu. "Hello Mr. -, Brandon told me you showed a video of Beyonce in class. I'm curious as to the purpose of showing her? Why not choose women like Bessie Coleman, Maya Angelou, Anna Tibaijuka, Madam C.J. Walker, Shirley Chisholm, Hillary Clinton, Robin Kelly, Coretta Scott King, Barbara Bush, Ursula Burns, Ruth Simmons, Condoleezza Rice, Terry McMillan, and many others?I appreciate your work ethic and thank you very much. Christopher Fisher." He responded, " Hi Mr. Fisher,Thank you for those recommendations. I showed a clip while passing out our article for the week, which is about how the music industry may be changing because of social media, etc Thank you for all your help! --- -"
I just finished watching The Butler and I started crying. I cried because I am apart of a legacy of black people that endured the enslavement, Jim Crow laws, Civil rights, and all subsequent presidencies leading to Barack Obama's nomination. I thought about John Lewis, MLK, members of the Black Panther Party, Fannie Lou Hamer, Malcom X, Shirley Chisholm, Barbara Jordan, Jesse Jackson Sr., Bayard Rustin, members of SCLC, members of SNCC, Amelia Boynton Robinson, Jimmie Lee Jackson, Spelman Class of 1964, Medgar Evers, Emmett Louis Till, and Eugene Allen (born July 14th, 1919-March 31st, 2010 born 1 week after my birthday) the real butler who worked for the White House for 34 years. It also made me think about my maternal grandfather John Herrod (died in 2005) and my grandmother Mary Herrod who is still living today. To know that movie was dedicated to our ancestors who fought during the civil rights movement is a true honor. RIP to Laura Ziskin (the film producer who died in 2011 of breast cancer) and Jame ...
Attn. Gen. Kamala Harris, Harold Washington, Ida B. Wells, Shirley Chisholm and Medgar Evers. Throw Obama in there, too.
On Momdukes side I'm related to James Ingram who helped write and sing on We Are The World and on Pops side I'm related to Shirley Chisholm
Happy birthday to Shirley Chisholm who blazed trail after trail for Black women in U.S. politics. (11/30/24-1/1/05)
Ok So I feel really bad for not naming any women in my pantheon of heroes yesterday so I'm gonna make a list of the most important women on earth and you can fill in any blanks as you see fit! Mary, Khadiijah wife of Muhammad, Fatima, (Daughter of Muhammad), Jane Adams, Eleanor of Aquitaine, Sojourner Truth, Harriet Tubman, Susan B. Anthony, Elizabeth Candy Stanton, Queen Elizabeth 1st, Queen Elizabeth II, Shirley Chisholm, Margaret Thatcher, Amelia Earhart , Wilma Rudolph, Anne Frank, Mother Teresa of Calcutta, Eleanor Roosevelt, Hilary Clinton, Dorothy Dix, Marie Curie and My Mom... Sorry I'm Biased
Barron like I said was firm in opposing selection of Bratton as NYPD chief. Here is one comment he said "asking Bill Bratton to come back and stop racial profiling stop and frisk is like asking an arsonist to come back" yea he was firm on this. Barron reflects the kind of NYC politics I grew up with in NYC like former mayor John Lindsay and Shirley Chisholm. Barron was honest. Supporters of Bratton included former La mayor Villaraigosa, NY senator Charles Schumer, Ny governor Coumo, NYC politicians, academics and supporters of stop and frisk like former mayor Giulani. Bratton was firm in supporting stop and frisk 100% he was firm in it in his statements today. De Blasio is picking NYC insiders to run city hall. He picked a guy that I wrote about on term paper I did at cal state la on NYC as deputy mayor he was part of Ed Koch's team a NYC insider. he has nothing but NYC insiders and that is how selection of Bratton can be seen. So this is the "liberal" that pro liberal publications were promoting. yea De ...
Brown Girl ‘Herstory:’ Pioneering politician Shirley Chisholm was born on this day in 1924. Born Shirley St.
In memory of Jonathan Swift, Mark Twain, Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill, Gordon Parks, and Shirley Chisholm. Past November 30s: 1753: Benjamin Franklin receives Godfrey Copley-Penny “on account of his curious Experiments and Observations on Electricity.” 1858: John Mason patents the screw neck bottle called the Mason Jar. 1954: Elizabeth (Liz) Hodges, of Sylacauga, Alabama, becomes the first woman known to be struck by a meteorite. It weighs 8 pounds. 1987: While two surgeons in Bridenhead, England, interrupt an operation to have a fistfight over scheduling, a junior doctor finishes the surgery. One of the combatants has to be treated for minor injuries. 2001: Ex-sheriff Sidney Dorsey is arrested for killing sheriff-elect Derwin Brown, who beat him at the polls, DeKalb County, Georgia. 2004: Ken Jennings ends his 74-game winning spree on the game show, “Jeopardy!” 2010: At an auction in Dublin, a handwritten poem written by Nobel laureate Seamus Heaney sells for €4,800.
Speaking of Shirley Chisholm & her prez campaign, the great comedy legend Redd Foxx said on national TV he'd rather sleep w/ Raquel Welch.
Lots, lots of great facts this weekend, including the birth of a famous Peoria native... Saturday, November 30th in Black History: 1) A.P. Ashbourne patents biscuit cutter, 1875 2) S.R. Scratton patents curtain rod, 1889 3) Gordon Parks, filmmaker & photographer, born 1912 4) Mabel Cason, activist and educator, born 1918 5) Shirley Chisholm, congresswoman, born, 1924 6) Robert Guillaume, actor best known for his roles in "Soap" and "Benson", born in St. Louis, 1937 7) Albert Michael Espy, who became U.S. Secretary of Agriculture during the Clinton Administration, born in Mississippi, 1953 8- Bo Jackson, a 1985 Heisman Trophy winner, & was one of the few professional athletes to play in two sports - football & baseball - born in Alabama, 1962 9) Judith Jamison makes her debut with Alvin Ailey's American Dance Theatre., 1965 10) Spingarn Medal awarded to Coleman A. Young "in recognition of his singular accomplishments as mayor of the City of Detroit", 1981 11) Robert Tools, the 1st recipient of the Abiocor ...
I wanna take a moment to shot out my brotha Mike Will in the D for starting a convo not too long ago that turned to "12 Years a Slave" and major Hollywood slave movies in general. While I still stand by my point, it IS extremely important that we try to move beyond JUST seeing ourselves portrayed as slaves or just subservient figures on screen, because that's not the only part of our history. How about a major motion picture about Hannibal or Carthage, or about Nat Turner, or Toussaint L'Overture? What happened to the rumor of Chiwetel Ejoifor, the main character in "12 Years A Slave", portraying larger-than-life Nigerian musical icon Fela Anikulapo Kuti, and role he would be perfect for? Or biopics about powerful black women like Angela Davis and Shirley Chisholm? *** how come the biopics of Mandela and Cesar Chavez aren't getting more press? I'm just saying! Thoughts, my people??
😂😭 “And this Shirley Chisholm hair.. Mellie got on”
And this Shirley Chisholm hair.. Mellie got on
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Shirley Chisholm💖 my dirst vote for a woman for president
Timeline Photos "Every time I get upset I go down and I read; I can understand when I read about Sojourner Truth and Harriet Tubman. And I say to myself, if those two little old Black women had to go through what they did, maybe I too, better try to be strong." -- Congresswoman Shirley Chisholm (1924-2005) By: Brown Girl Collective
"The fact is, the politician cannot deliver what he has promised. Because of the precariousness of the whole pattern and system of operating under a cloud of rivalry and the out-and-out ruthless competition going on between the 'ins' and 'out' all types of tactics are used to deal some destructive blows to the body politic. Thus, the public becomes damned because the politician is struggling to save his own hide by destroying the opposing party." ~ Shirley Chisholm (1974)
did Shirley Chisholm really say this??
I worked on Shirley Chisholm's campaign for President, in Los Angeles. Arlie Scott was the coordinator for her So. Calif. campaiign. Yes, I met Ms. Chisholm and have an autographed copy of her book "Unbought and Unbossed". I spoke at a memorial tribute, of a PBS film at the Grand Lake Theater in Oakland. shortly after Rep. Chisholm passed away Barbara Lee introduced the film and moderated.
Would have Shirley Chisholm pretty high up that list. Or Betty Sinclair.. :)
Shirley Chisholm, what a Woman! Great picture of the both of you. Activism in the making.
Finding Black women who bring prestige to Black History? Who will teach Black girls to quote Shirley Chisholm? Love us. ms. ag
By Austin McCoy Long before Jesse Jackson, Hillary Clinton, or Barack Obama, Shirley Chisholm launched a campaign for the presidential nomination of the Democratic Party. Unfortunately, we rarel...
A Shirley Chisholm stamp, an appropriate honor for a great woman. Thanks Barbara Lee for getting it done.
Oct 29th~47 years ago. Shirley Chisholm, Betty Friedan and several others hold the first National Organization of...
Photo: thesmithian: …USPS announced…it would print a stamp recognizing Shirley Chisholm, the first black...
"If I would have dated Harriet Tubman, texting Madam CJ Walker or Shirley Chisholm" I'm dying over here 😭😂😭😂
Could not agree more with Barbara Lee! Shirley Chisholm broke a lot of glass ceilings while being an amazing role model for so many of us.
How wonderful Shirley Chisholm has a stamp! At the tender age of 18 in Boston, I worked on her pres. campaign.
Subbing today & saw a Shirley Chisholm poster! I bet 1/2 American adults don't know who she was. Awesome woman!
Hon. Owens, my friend's dad, succeeded Hon. Shirley Chisholm (first black woman to US Congress) in 1982.
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