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BLACK HISTORY MONTH

Shirley Chisholm

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Shirley Anita Chisholm was an American politician, educator, and author. In 1968, she became the first black woman elected to the United States Congress, representing New York's 12th congressional district for seven terms from 1969 to 1983.

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You don't make progress by standing on the sidelines, whimpering and complaining. You make progress by implementing ideas."

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