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Why was Shirley Chisholm admired?
She was an American politician, educator, and author. She was a Congresswoman, representing New York's 12th Congressional District for seven terms from 1969 to 1983. In 1968, she became the first black woman elected to Congress. On January 25, 1972, she became the first major-party black candidate for President of the United States and the first woman to run for the Democratic presidential nomination (Margaret Chase Smith had previously run for the Republican presidential nomination). She received 152 first-ballot votes at the 1972 Democratic National Convention.
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no she acually did not have any kids at all
Shirley Chisholm usually did not wear a "type" of outfit (sporty, dressy, etc.) She wore suits, for a formal look, and patterns. I do not know if she wore dresses. She usually… wore suits with plain colors or patterns. You can't really tell the color, because most of the photos of her are in black and white. She mostly wore abstract designs, such as squares and stripes.
yes two sisters
yes she was divorced once but then remarried and had 2 kids
Because she wanted to represent all Americans
brooklyn collage and columbia university.
she was important because she was a great person she was the first black women from newyork that went to vote for congess
Shirley Chisholm actually had no kids she believed that at the time it was more important to bring some change to the world. The following quote that she presented to the medi…a in 2004 had inspired many people across the country which showed her devotion for serving the United States."I want history to remember me not just as the first black woman to be elected to Congress, not as the first black woman to have made a bid for the presidency of the United States, but as a black woman who lived in the 20th century and dared to be herself."
shirley chisholm in fact did not have any kids.
She was the 1st African American to run for president but sadly, didnt win.
Shirley Chisholm received numerous honorary degrees, and such awards as Brooklyn College Alumna of the Year, Key Woman of the Year, Outstanding Work in the Field of Child Welf…are, and Woman of Achievement. Chisholm passed away in Daytona Beach, Florida, on January 1, 2005. She was 80 years old.
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Shirley Chisholm was the first African American Congresswoman; there had been black senators and representatives in congress, but until she was elected in 1968, they had all b…een men. She had a long career in the House of Representatives, and she also ran unsuccessfully for president in 1972.
She and her first husband divorced in 1977; and she subsequently remarried about a year later, to a man named Arthur Hardwick. She never talked much about why her first marria…ge, which lasted 28 years, came to an end. She and Conrad Chisholm had known each other for many years, so perhaps they just grew apart.
She became famous because she was the first lady and Africian-Americian to become a congress WOMEN!!!