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New York honors Shirley Chisholm, first Black congresswoman in U.S. history, with new statue

January 3, 2019

The firebrand politician once quipped that she would like to be remembered as a woman who ‘had guts’ This past summer, New York City announced its plans to build a new monument to a woman who has made significant contributions to the city, and asked for the public’s help in choosing a potential subject. After… [Read More]