I am deeply inspired by Shirley Chisholm and her legacy of courage and of service. As the first African-American woman elected to serve in Congress, she was committed to breaking through barriers and overcoming obstacles placed in her way by socie...
Members of the Congressional Black Caucus reflect on the people who've inspired them most.
The activist talks about building communities of freedom. (2/6/2014)
On Jan. 31, 2014, the postal service government will honor Shirley Chisholm, the politician who shattered race and gender barriers when she became the first Black woman elected to Congress in 1972.
The stamp uses a portrait of Chisholm by art...
The Congressional Black Caucus was founded on Jan. 4, 1969.
On this day in black history, we celebrate the life and achievements of the first Black congresswoman, Shirley Chisholm.