Shirley Chisholm delivers a speech in support of the Equal Rights Amendment of 1970

August 10

On August 10, 1970, Shirley Chisholm delivered a speech in support of the Equal Rights Amendment in 1970 on the floor of the House of Representatives.

Shirley Chisholm is known for being the first African American woman to be elected to Congress.


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Shirley Chisholm

Shirley Chisholm

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