We are in the middle of March… Women’s History Month… and who better to have on our NYLI T.V. set (which doubles as pencil holder photo frame, lol!)… than Brooklyn’s own – Shirley Chisholm!

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Want to know more about Shirley Chisholm’s work in Congress? Then it’s time to switch the channel to PQ Congressional…

Want to know about Shirley Chisholm’s work in the New York State Assembly… including her sponsoring legislation that provided the first unemployment insurance for domestic employees, creating the SEEK College program, and protecting tenure for female schoolteachers employed by the NY Board of Education?

Then its time to tune into NYLI’s Session Law collections……

Shirley Chisholm was the first African American woman in Congress (1968) and the first woman and African American to seek the nomination for president of the United States from one of the two major political parties (1972). ….

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