Thursday November 3rd 2016

“You don’t make progress
by standing on the sidelines, whimpering and complaining.
You make progress by implementing ideas.”

~ Shirley Chisholm

Shirley ChisholmShirley Anita St. Hill Chisholm (November 30, 1924 – January 1, 2005) was an American politician, educator, and author. In 1968, she became the first African American woman elected to the United States Congress,[2] and she represented New York’s 12th Congressional District for seven terms from 1969 to 1983. In 1972, she became the first black candidate for a major party’s nomination for President of the United States, and the first woman to run for the Democratic Party’s presidential nomination.

In 2015, Chisholm was posthumously awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom…Source


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