Celebrating Shirley Chisholm

Inspiring a major Hollywood film, a new state park in Brooklyn and a new generation of lawmakers, TC alumna Shirley Chisholm (MA ’51) — the first woman of color to serve in Congress & run for president — led The New York Times to recently reflect on her profound, enduring impact. #BlackHistoryMonth

https://www.tc.columbia.edu/articles/2019/august/celebrating-shirley-chisholm/ The nation is rediscovering the late TC alumna, the first woman of color to serve in Congress and seek the presidency