from: nov 30,1924 - jan 1,2005
talent lost just becaus its wearing a skirt
Shirley Chisholm was born on november 30 1924and she died on jan1 2005. She onced said, "tremodous amounts of talent are lost to our society just that talent wears a skirt." Shirley Chisholm was the first African American woman to serve in the congress. She was elected as democrat from New York. She was a member of the House of Representatives. she wanted to serve in the crongress so she could fight for womens right and equality.
Shirley Chiholms was an outstanding woman who fought for WOMENS equal rights . shirley in to polotics as an educational consultant in a daycare division. shirley affected other women by inspiring other women to follow there dreams and not give up. the world would be different if she never existed womens right would of took longer.this event did not really any affect on me.