Shirley Chisholm (1924-2005) In 1968, Shirley became the first black Congresswoman and in 1972, she became the first black woman to contend for the presidential office. She used her time in Congress and on the campaign trail to voice her opinions on women’s and civil rights, giving a public voice to many of the grassroots campaigns she was involved in prior to her election. #BHMphotochallenge #BlackHistoryMonth #Woman #Congress #Presidential #ShirleyChisholm #Day4

Shirley Chisholm (1924-2005) In 1968, Shirley became the first black Congresswoman and in 1972, she became the first black woman to contend for the presidential office. She used her time in Congress and on the campaign trail to voice her opinions on women’s and civil rights, giving a public voice to many of the grassroots campaigns she was involved in prior to her election. #BHMphotochallenge #BlackHistoryMonth #Woman #Congress #Presidential #ShirleyChisholm #Day4

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