Why was Shirley Chisholm admired?

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She was an American politician, educator, and author. She was a Congresswoman, representing New York's 12th Congressional District for seven terms from 1969 to 1983. In 1968, she became the first black woman elected to Congress. On January 25, 1972, she became the first major-party black candidate for President of the United States and the first woman to run for the Democratic presidential nomination (Margaret Chase Smith had previously run for the Republican presidential nomination). She received 152 first-ballot votes at the 1972 Democratic National Convention.
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Who is Shirley Chisholm?

Shirley Chisholm was the first African-American woman to serve in congress. She represented New York in the House of Representatives. She was also the first black woman to run

Who was Shirley Chisholm?

Shirley Chisholm was the first African American Congresswoman; there had been black senators and representatives in congress, but until she was elected in 1968, they had all b

Is Shirley Chisholm still alive?

No, she died in 2005, after serving a number of years in the Houseof Representatives. She was the first black woman ever elected tocongress.eyyytrrrrrrrrrrriiiiii5uuttjyhhdggg

Why was Shirley Chisholm famous?

Shirley Chisholm became famous as she was the firstAfrican-American woman to be elected to Congress. She served on herCongressional seat from 1969 - 1983, for a total of seven

Why did Shirley Chisholm and Conrad Chisholm divorce?

She and her first husband divorced in 1977; and she subsequently remarried about a year later, to a man named Arthur Hardwick. She never talked much about why her first marria