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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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Did Shirley Chisholm have kids?

no she acually did not have any kids at all

What did Shirley Chisholm wear?

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

Does Shirley Chisholm have a family?

yes she was divorced once but then remarried and had 2 kids

Why was Shirley Chisholm important?

she was important because she was a great person she was the first black women from newyork that went to vote for congess

How many kids did Shirley Chisholm have?

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

Did Shirley Chisholm have any kids?

shirley chisholm in fact did not have any kids.

How did shirley chisholm became famous?

She was the 1st African American to run for president but sadly, didnt win.

What awards did Shirley Chisholm 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

Who was Shirley Chisholm?

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

Why did Shirley Chisholm and Conrad Chisholm divorce?

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