On this day 50 years ago, Shirley Chisholm became the first woman & African American to run for president—4 years after she became the first Black Congresswoman. My career in public service rests on her contributions. Proud to honor her legacy this year. #ChisholmTrail✌🏿

Jan 25, 2022 · 4:54 PM UTC

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Your career in public service might just be as important as was Shirley Chisholm's. We need you, that's for sure.
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She wasnt the first and shes not African American. African American refers to a distict ethnic group of which you are born into. She was american. She was "black" as in race not ethnicity but she ABSOLUTELY was not African American. Caribean/jamaican but not AA
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Soooo! When did Caribbean’s become African Americans? #JustWrong
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Lineage Matters
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I didn't know this!!! Wow
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Umm she WAS NOT African American can you please stop.
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