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 Continue Reading →
Shirley Chisholm was the first African American to seek the Democratic Party presidential nomination in 1972.
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 Continue Reading →
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 Continue Reading →
Tomorrow, First Lady Chirlane McCray and the Gracie Mansion Conservancy will open an unprecedented art exhibition at Gracie Mansion that brings together more than 60 works by 44 women across Continue Reading →
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