Saturday, December 14, 2019

Tag: Shirley Chisholm

‘This Is Exciting’: Uzo Aduba To Play...

"Orange Is the New Black" actress Uzo Aduba will be playing Shirley Chisholm, the first black woman to serve in Congress and...

Political Pioneers: Voters Elect Trailblazing Candidates

WASHINGTON (AP) — What is already the most diverse Congress ever will become even more so after Tuesday's elections, which broke barriers of race...

Mathematician Katherine Johnson, Late Congresswomen Shirley Chisholm,...

The Presidential Medal of Freedom was first awarded in 1960, and for over 50 years it has been given to those who have made...

9 Black Female Freedom Fighters Who Deserve...

The New York-based advocacy group, Woman on 20's, conducted a campaign to put an influential woman as the new face of the $20 dollar bill. A vote was...

Adorable Lily Bushelle, 5, Evokes Black Heroines...

First of all, the cute factor is off the charts with little Lily Bushelle. But it was more than cuteness that drew the attention...

10 Speeches by Black Women That Everyone...

Sojourner Truth’s 'Ain’t I a Woman?' Truth’s speech from 1851 is quoted frequently and gives a bold message about equality for all women during a time...