Shirley Chisholm, the First Woman on Earth to Run for President

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A mural of Shirley Chisholm in Brooklyn New York where she grew up

Somaliland sun – Forty-four years ago this week, Shirley Chisholm made history as she announced her candidacy for the US White House, the most powerful office on earth. Her bid for the top job was short lived, but the symbolism is as powerful today as it was then.

Thus Decades before Barack Obama or Hillary Clinton, there was Shirley Chisholm who as the first black woman to run for president for a major political party she was years ahead of her time. So why don’t more people know about her?

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