Name: Shirley Chisholm
Why she rocks: She was an American politician, educator, and author. She was the first African American congresswoman, and also was the first major-party black candidate for the president of the United States in 1972.
Quote: “At present, our country needs women’s idealism and determination, perhaps more in politics than anywhere else.”
Because of this woman… we have female African American representation in politics, because Shirley took the first step