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. Continue Reading →

Op-Ed: What Makes Social Protest Effective? A Unique School Sends Teens Citywide Seeking Answers (Updated)

By Michael McQuillan

In November 1969 I with classmates at the Bronx High School of Science chipped in for a rickety school bus so we could march against the Vietnam War in Washington. Continue Reading →

Rangel: Shirley Chisholm Deserves This Honor

Shirley Chisholm 1970sHarlem 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, Continue Reading →