First black woman elected to Congress

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  • Lucas Paul Richert (University of Saskatchewan)

Historical Context Note

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

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Richert, Lucas Paul. "First black woman elected to Congress". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 November 2008
[, accessed 08 July 2015.]

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