The First African-American woman elected to Congress was ...

Shirley Chisholm
Shirley Chisholm, the first African-American woman elected to Congress, sought the Democratic nomination in 1972 as the first black woman to run for president. When the congresswoman from New York launched her spirited campaign, she took on the political establishment.Oct 17, 2008

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