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the ONE thing you’ve got going: your ONE vote – Shirley Chisholm (1924 – 2005)

In 1968 Shirley Chisholm was the first Black woman elected to the United States Congress; she served in the House of Representatives from 1969 – 1983. In 1972 she became the first woman to run for the Democratic Party’s nomination … Continue reading

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