She Was The First!

by Katheryn Russell-Brown
She Was The First!
  • ISBN-13: 9781620143469
  • Author(s): Katheryn Russell-Brown
  • Subject: Children's / Teenage: general non-fiction
  • Publisher: Lee & Low
  • Imprint: Lee & Low
  • Publication Date: 04-08-2020
  • Format: h/b

Availability: In stock

£18.99
In 1964, Shirley Chisholm took her voice and leadership to politics, becoming the first Black woman elected to the New York State Assembly, and the first Black woman elected to Congress. Then in 1972, she became the first Black woman to seek the presidency of the United States.Shirley Chisholm, a woman of many firsts, was an unforgettable political trailblazer, a candidate of the people and 'catalyst of change' who opened the door for women in the political arena and for the first Black president of the United States
About the book

In 1964, Shirley Chisholm took her voice and leadership to politics, becoming the first Black woman elected to the New York State Assembly, and the first Black woman elected to Congress. Then in 1972, she became the first Black woman to seek the presidency of the United States.Shirley Chisholm, a woman of many firsts, was an unforgettable political trailblazer, a candidate of the people and 'catalyst of change' who opened the door for women in the political arena and for the first Black president of the United States