On this day in black history, we celebrate the life and achievements of the first Black congresswoman, Shirley Chisholm.
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Shirley Chisholm was the first Black woman elected to Congress in 1968, representing New York from 1969 until 1983. In 1972, she also became the first major-party Black candidate to run for president and was the first woman to run for the Democrat...
Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. celebrated 100 years of service over the weekend. A look at some of the sorority's famous members.