She Was the First!: The Trailblazing Life of Shirley Chisholm

C - Intermediate Picture Books


Published by Lee & Low Books

Shirley Chisholm was an unforgettable political trailblazer, a candidate of the people, and a "catalyst of change." She was the first African American woman in Congress (1968) and the first woman and African American to seek the nomination for president of the United States from one of the two major political parties (1972).