"For all of its uncertanity, we cannot flee the future"
About her life
Taking another step
In 1972 Jordan won a election into the US House Of Representatives.As a member of the House Judicary Committiee.Then she was put into the the national spolight with the Watergate Scandal. Then at the 1976 Democratic National convention she said for her keynote "My presence here . is one additional bit of evidence that the American dream need not forever be deferred." After this Jordan kept working on her political career.Next she announced she would not be requesting reelection. In 1979 she finished her last term. Jordan at this time was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis at the time. Finishing her political career she then decided to turn her attention towards educating future politicians and public officials taking a professorship at the University Of Texas At Austin.
Barbara Jordan Keynote address to 1976 Democratic National Convention
Statue honoring Barbara at the University of Texas Austin Campus
"Barbara always stirred our national conscience."- President Bill Clinton
Barbara Jordan. (n.d.). Retrieved May 26, 2016, from http://www.biography.com/people/barbara-jordan-9357991
Statue Honoring Barbara Jordan Unveiled on The University of Texas at Austin Campus. (2009). Retrieved May 26, 2016, from https://news.utexas.edu/2009/04/24
History.com Staff. (2009). Barbara C. Jordan. Retrieved May 26, 2016, from http://www.history.com/topics/black-history/barbara-c-jordan
The forgotten Barbara Jordan Commission on Immigration. (n.d.). Retrieved May 26, 2016, from http://www.vdare.com/posts/the-forgotten-barbara-jordan-commission-on-immigration