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Shirley Chisholm: This Woman Paved The Way For Obama And Hilary!!

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Shirley Anita St. Hill Chisholm  In 1968, became the first African American woman elected to the United States Congress, and represented New York’s 12th Congressional District for seven terms from 1969 to 1983. In 1972, she became the first major-party black candidate for President of the United States, and the first woman ever to run for the Democratic Party’s presidential nomination