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Shirley Chisholm was the first Black US Congresswoman. Trailblazing women like her have been claiming their space and demanding women’s inclusion and equality throughout history. Claim your space: #IWD2021  #GenerationEquality 

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Starting the week by honoring the 1st black female congresswoman (1969) and Presidential Candidate (1972), Shirley Chisholm, on #BlackHistoryMonth . She continues to be a role model to the black community and women everywhere.

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I met my mentor & lifelong friend, the late Congresswoman Shirley Chisholm, when I was in college. She showed me the power of unbought & unbossed Black women & women of color to change our country. On her birthday, we should honor her legacy by continuing the fight for justice.

@JoyAnnReid : "48 years ago, Congresswoman Shirley Chisholm became the first Black major party candidate to run for president."

I wouldn’t be here without my mentor, Congresswoman Shirley Chisholm. 52 years ago today, she became the first Black woman elected to Congress. On the brink of the historic election of a Black woman as VP, I can't help but recognize who made this historic moment possible.

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1 woman who was famous in her time but has largely been forgotten is Shirley Chisholm. She became the 1st African American congresswoman in 1968. 4 years later, she became the 1st major-party black candidate 2make a bid 4the US presidency. #WomenHistoryMonth  #UnsungWomenHeroes 

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Uzo Aduba of "Orange Is the New Black" talks about her upcoming projects, including playing Congresswoman Shirley Chisholm

Who’s your biggest inspiration? Check out the wall in my D.C. office honoring our nation’s first Black congresswoman, the Honorable Shirley Chisholm.

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‘It’s about time’: Shirley Chisholm, first black congresswoman, will get a statue: @GuardianUS  @SantitaJ 

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Congresswoman Shirley Chisholm was born on this day in 1924. She always said, “If they don’t give you a seat at the table, bring a folding chair.” As the first Black woman elected to Congress, Shirley Chisholm paved the way for so many others.

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Shirley Chisholm was the first Black congresswoman and the first Black woman to run for a presidential nomination. During her swear-in ceremony, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez paid her homage.

Orange Is the New Black star Uzo Aduba has been tapped to play the historic congresswoman and civil rights activist Shirley Chisholm in the upcoming FX limited series Mrs. America.

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez wore all white for her swearing-in to honor of women in politics. She singled out one inspiration in particular: Shirley Chisholm – the first Black congresswoman in U.S. history.

Since Congresswoman Shirley Chisholm’s boldness opened doors, countless others have been inspired to follow in her footsteps. Over the past 50 years, more than 40 Black women have been elected to Congress — and that number will increase in the 116th Congress.

We honor the 92nd birthday of Congresswoman Shirley Chisholm co-founder, member & 1st Black woman candidate.

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