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In this classic work--a blend of memoir, social criticism, and political analysis that remains relevant today--the first Black Congresswoman to serve in American history, New York's dynamic representative Shirley Chisholm, traces her extensive political struggle and examines the problems that h...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Chisholm, Shirley, 1924-2005 (Author)
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: New York : Amistad, an imprint of Haper Collins Publishers 2022.
Edition:First HaperCollins paperback edition.
Series:Amistad revival
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Table of Contents:
  • pt. 1. Growing up. Early years in Barbados
  • Back to Brooklyn
  • College years
  • Starting in politics
  • pt. 2. Getting there. Teaching, marriage, and the political arena
  • In the state assembly
  • Running for Congress
  • Breaking the rules
  • pt. 3. Speaking out. The speech against the war
  • How I view Congress
  • Facing the abortion question
  • The Lindsay campaign and coalition politics
  • Black politicians and the black minority
  • pt. 4. Looking ahead. A government that cannot hear the people
  • Women and their liberation
  • Youth and America's future.