Shirley Chisholm was the first African American woman elected to the United States Congress. She represented New York’s 12th Congressional District for seven terms from 1969 to 1983.
Dorothy Height spent her life fighting for racial justice! Not only was she one of the leading figures of the Civil Rights Movement, but she made amazing strides for all women through her work at the YWCA.
Angela Davis continues her brilliant work towards gender equality, prison reform and elimination of racism today.