Shirley Anita Chisholm (née St. Hill; November 30, 1924 – January 1, 2005) was an American politician, educator, and author.
Harlem Congressman Charles B. Rangel, who represents the 13th Congressional District of New York that includes Upper Manhattan and parts of the Bronx, released the following statement regarding his colleague Shirley Chisholm,
Shirley Chisholm was the first African American to seek the Democratic Party presidential nomination in 1972.
On November 2, 2022, The New York Landmarks Conservancy will host its 29th Living Landmarks Celebration at The Plaza.
A consortium comprising the Ford Foundation, the J. Paul Getty Trust, the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, the Mellon Foundation, and the Smithsonian Institution.
New York City Mayor Eric Adams, joined by New York City, state, and federal elected officials, today launched the city’s bid to host the 2024 Democratic National Convention (DNC).
Mayor de Blasio today celebrated New York City’s progress in speeding the design and construction of capital projects by using the design-build process.
Fashion designer B Michael to be honored by the National Congress of Black Women at their annual awards ceremony.
By Elizabeth Rankin-Fulcher On Saturday, April 10, 2021, Ms. Alvis Rogers will celebrate her 102nd birthday with family and friends in New York City.
In celebration of Women’s History Month kicks off March 1, 2021, and International Women’s Day on March 8, 2021, NYC & Company.
Beginning with a foreword by Michael Eric Dyson and closing with Harlem’s Rev. Al Sharpton’s moving eulogy for George Floyd,
It’s Friday, April 24, 2020. Ramadan Mubarak, to all those celebrating.
Harlem is known for its firsts, from the Patricia Era Bath, the first woman member of the Jules Stein Eye Institute to Samuel Jesse Battle the NYPD’s first black lieutenant to Shirley Chisholm the first black woman elected to Congress and many, many more firsts.
Today, Mayor Bill de Blasio and First Lady Chirlane McCray announced the next She Built NYC monument will honor pioneering transgender activists Marsha P. Johnson and Sylvia Rivera.
Today, First Lady Chirlane McCray and former Deputy Mayor Alicia Glen announced the next four monuments as a part of She Built NYC, an initiative to honor the trailblazing women who have helped shape New York City while addressing the absence of female statues in our public realm.