Before Kamala there was another Icon…

In 1972 Shirley Chisholm was the first woman to run for the democratic nomination for President. She is also noted as the first African American Congress Woman.

 ”It is not female egotism to say that the future of mankind may very well be ours to determine. It is a fact. The warmth, gentleness, and compassion that are part of the female stereo- type are positive human values, values that are becoming more and more important as the values of our world begin to shatter and fall from our grasp.”  – Shirley Chisholm