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#NormalizeBlackHistory hosted by @thereadingchemist & @allegedlymari ⠀ ✨Do you know Shirley Anita St. Hill Chisholm? ⠀ …

#NormalizeBlackHistory hosted by @thereadingchemist & @allegedlymari

✨Do you know Shirley Anita St. Hill Chisholm?

Daughter of a factory worker and a maid, she was

* the first Black woman to be elected to Congress
* the first Black woman to have made a bid for the presidency of the United States
* a catalyst for change in America in the 1970s

and she wrote a book about it…
📚 Unbought and unbossed
by Shirley Chisholm

💬 ” That I am a national figure because I was the first person in 192 years to be at once a congressman, black and a woman proves, I think, that our society is not yet either just or free.” -Shirley Chisholm

She paved the way for our beloved 44th @barackobama ! She was unapologetically fashionable and didn’t bite her tongue on anything! ”Unbought & Unbossed” was the slogan for her first congressional campaign.

Did you know her?

💋xoxo,
Kat


P.S. Now it’s time for my obligatory hashtag rant! We can all learn to be an #AntiRacist 🙌🏾 Let’s all try to read more #Blackliterature because #Blackbooksmatter & #Blackstorieshavepower ✊🏾I ❤️ #Diversereads  I ❤️ #Diversespines I ❤️ #Diversebooks! I am here to #Diversifybookstagram! 👋🏾Hi haters! #unboughtandunbossed ⠀
😂Shoutout to #Blackbookstagram 🤜🏾🤛🏾 *Fist Bump* You already know #Representationmatters This review is #Ownvoices Whoop! Whoop! 🤗 Like, Comment, Share to #AmplifyBlackvoices & #AmplifyMelanatedVoices  👍🏾 Sincerely, #BlackGirlReading 📚

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