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US Congress introduces resolution honouring Shirley Chisholm

WASHINGTON – Caribbean American Democratic Congresswoman, Yvette D. Clarke, has joined a move by United States Congressional representatives in introducing a resolution acknowledging the 50th ... read more

Senator Kamala Harris and Rep. Yvette Clarke Reintroduce Legislation to Commission Statue Honoring U.S. Representative Shirley Chisholm

Harris (D-CA) (left) reintroduced a bill directing Congress to commission a statue of former U.S. Representative Shirley Chisholm to be displayed in the United States Capitol. Companion legislation ... read more

The 50th Anniversary of Shirley Chisholm’s Historic Election to Congress

These milestones would not be possible without Congresswoman Shirley Chisholm, who paved a path for us to follow in her ... Lee is also introducing a House Resolution with Congresswoman Yvette Clarke ... read more

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First black congresswoman revered on Capitol Hill 50 years after her election

"Many of us ... Shirley Chisholm," Rep. Robin Kelly, D-Ill., said as she traveled the country campaigning for these candidates. Before Chisholm's death on January 1, 2005, the former congresswoman was ... read more


Shirley Chisholm Deserves a Great Big Statue Honoring Her in the Capitol

“Shirley Chisholm’s labor and contributions to Brooklyn, Congress, and the nation continues to ... before being nominated by President Bill Clinton to serve as the US ambassador to Jamaica—an honor ... read more

50 years in, Chisholm’s victory offers inspiration

Clarke of New York and Barbara Lee of California also introduced a resolution ... of what was Chisholm’s district, announced legislation that if it passes would recognize Chisholm with the ... read more

New York City will be home to three new monuments honoring black women

New York City will soon be home to three monuments that honor black women ... elected to the U.S. Congress. Four years later, Chisholm became the first black candidate for a major party's nomination ... read more

Shirley Chisholm deserves congressional gold medal, officials say

I am the candidate of the people of America,” Shirley Chisholm said back in the 1970s. Fifty years later, Rep. Hakeem Jeffries and Rep. Yvette Clarke, along with other elected officials, introduced ... read more

Shirley Chisholm Could Become 2nd Black Woman to Have Statue in US Capitol

The late Shirley Chisholm—the first-ever black congresswoman and first ... she became the first woman and African-American to seek a major party nomination for president of the United States. She died ... read more

Senator Kamala Harris and Rep. Yvette Clarke reintroduce legislation to commission statue honoring U.S. Representative Shirley Chisholm

Harris (D-CA) reintroduced a bill directing Congress to commission a statue of former U.S. Representative Shirley Chisholm to be displayed in the United States Capitol ... Companion legislation will ... read more

50 Years In, Shirley Chisholm's Historic Victory Offers Inspiration

Clarke and Rep. Hakeem Jeffries, who also represents some of what was Chisholm's district, announced legislation that if it passes would recognize Chisholm with the Congressional Gold Medal, the ... read more

50 years in, Chisholm's historic victory offers inspiration

Hakeem Jeffries, who also represents some of what was Chisholm's district, announced legislation that if it passes would recognize Chisholm with the Congressional Gold Medal, the highest civilian ... read more



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