Shirley Chisholm: ‘I’ve Broken The Ice’ Reflects On Becoming The First Black Woman In Congress

Shirley Chisholm: ‘I’ve Broken The Ice’ Reflects On Becoming The First Black Woman In Congress


Rep. Shirley Chisholm (D-N.Y.) joined “Meet the Press” on July 9, 1972 and reflected on her congressional tenure as the first Black woman in Congress and the first Black person and woman to seek a presidential nomination from a national political party.

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