First black woman elected to Congress (13 words)

Historical Context Note

  • Lucas Paul Richert (University of Saskatchewan)

Context

On 5 November, Shirley Chisholm (D-NY) became the first black woman elected to Congress.

Citation:
Richert, Lucas Paul. "First black woman elected to Congress". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 November 2008
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=5679, accessed 09 December 2016.]


Related Groups

  1. American Civil-Rights Movement in the 1960s