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In 1968, who was the first African American woman to be elected to the US Congress?

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In 1968, who was the first African American woman to be elected to the US Congress?
posted Feb 29, 2016 by Pardeep Kohli

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Shirley Anita St. Hill Chisholm (November 30, 1924 – January 1, 2005) was an American politician, educator, and author. In 1968, she became the first African American woman elected to the United States Congress, and represented New York's 12th Congressional District for seven terms from 1969 to 1983.

answer Feb 29, 2016 by A.k
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