The History Chicks

A podcast about female characters in history

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Shirley Chisholm

Of West-Indian heritage. Attended Brooklyn College, M.A. from Columbia. 1st African-American woman elected to Congress & 1st to run for presidency (1972). Fought for women, education & worker’s rights.
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Belva Lockwood

Pro-abolitionist & equal rights for all. Lawyer & 1st (eligible) female candidate for US president-1884 & 1888. Paid her own way through high school. Went to Supreme Court for her right to be admitted to the bar(law).
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