Shirley Chisholm’s Harlem Years 1946-1950’s first black woman elected to the United States Congress,

Shirley Anita Chisholm (née St. Hill; November 30, 1924 – January 1, 2005) was an American politician, educator, and author.

Rangel: Shirley Chisholm Deserves This Honor

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 →

NYC Announces Four New Monuments Honoring Female Leaders As Part Of She Built NYC Initiative

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 →

First Lady McCray And The Gracie Mansion Conservancy Announce “She Persists” Show

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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