The Historic Political Gains Made By Black Women In 2018

Donna M. Owens Dec, 20, 2018 When Ayanna Pressley heads to Congress in January, the newly elected Massachusetts representative will work from the same office that Shirley Chisholm once occupied decades ago. The symbolism is powerful: Chisholm was the first Black woman elected to Congress 50 years ago, while Pressley

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Ayanna Pressley Will Get The Old Office of Rep. Shirley Chisholm, First Black Congresswoman

12/19/2018 03:28 pm ET By Sarah Ruiz-Grossman Massachusetts Rep.-elect Ayanna Pressley (D), who made history in November as the state’s first black woman elected to Congress, will soon work from the former office of another political trailblazer: Shirley Chisholm. Pressley announced Monday that her new congressional office will be the

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