Shirley Chisholm, educator, congresswoman, and activist

*The best of us must be remembered everyday, but Black History Month gives us a chance to remember those that encouraged us all to greatness.

Shirley Chisholm is truly one of our richest treasures that gave America another way to think and explore the African American soldiers born of the civil rights era.

But, Shirley Chisholm had long blazed a trail of greatness before the civil rights movement.  In 1973, she could’ve very well ended up being our President. (more…)