Shirley Chisholm

Shirley chisholm was born on november 30, 1924 in the brooklys section of new york city. she became the first afriea america woman to serve in the us.chisholm worked for the reform of u.s. political parties and legislatures to meet the needs of more citizens.shirley chisholm died on january 1,2005.

She is the first woman to run for the Democratic presidential nomination (US Senator margaret chase smith had previously run for the 1964 Republican presidential nomination).