The Chisholm Project

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Press release for Shirley Chisholm Scholarship 2007

Scholarship Honors Shirley Chisholm, A Woman of Firsts

December 12, 2007

On Thursday, November 29, Brooklyn College celebrated the third annual Shirley Chisholm Day to commemorate the life and accomplishments of the first black woman to be elected to Congress and the first woman to run for President of the United States as a member of a major political party.

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