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    Shirley Chisholm Memorial Service

    Members paid tribute to the life and career of civil rights activist and first black U.S. representative, Shirley Chisholm. They talked about her impact on policy making, humanitarian…

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    U.S.-Caribbean Relations

    Civil rights activist and U.S. ambassador-designate to Jamaica Shirley Chisholm spoke to a meeting of black women on her agenda for U.S. foreign policy concerning countries in the…

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    Life and Career of Shirley Chisholm

    Former Congresswoman Chisholm talked about her career as a politician, a member of the U.S. House of Representatives, and a fighter for civil rights. She was a candidate for the…

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    20th Annual Victory Luncheon

    Shirley Chisholm, the first woman to seek the Democratic nomination for president in 1972, addressed the 20th annual victory luncheon of the United Black Fund in Washington,…

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    Living Legacy Award

    The Living Legacy Award is given to black senior citizens who have made special contributions to the country and to humanity. The Keynote address at the award was delivered by…

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    National Women's Political Caucus Gala Party

    The National Women’s Political Caucus marked its twentieth anniversary in Washington with a celebration of the twenty years of history travelled by the organization and its…

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    Summit of Black Organizations

    Mr. Jackson discussed the challenges facing blacks, especially in poor neighborhoods. He referred to the dispute involving Nike athletic shoes. Ms. Chisholm challenged…

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    Roll Call of State Votes & Closing

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    Women in Politics

    Former Congresswoman, Shirley Chisholm, spoke to the Center for the American Woman in San Diego. Representative Chisholm spoke about her life in politics, the role of women in…

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