For the month of October, we’ll be doing a daily series of posts featuring some of the most memorable politicians from the 1950s, 60s, and early 70s. You can see many cool additional images at Boom Underground.
Shirley Chisholm was a U.S. Congresswoman representing New York City from 1969-1983. She was the first African-American woman elected to Congress. In 1972 she ran for the Democratic nomination for President.
Shirley Chisholm illustrated portrait by Kadir Nelson
Source: The Black Commentator