Shirley Chisholm, future member of the U.S. House of Representatives (D-NY), announcing her candidacy, 25 January 1972, Thomas J. O'Halloran, U.S. News & World Reports. Light restoration by Adam CuerdenThomas J. O'Halloran, U.S. News & World Reports. Light restoration by Adam Cuerden
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OP-ED: The Chisholm Legacy

NNPA NEWSWIRE — The 50th Anniversary of Rep. Chisholm’s election offers our country a chance to renew our commitment to Black women, not only in elective office, but within the ranks of true political power. […read more]

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Obama Selling ‘Wolf Tickets’ on Syria

By Julianne Malveaux NNPA Columnist President Barack Obama stepped on a big limb when he threatened “limited action” against Syria because the country’s leaders allegedly used chemical weapons against their own people.  There are international bans against the use of chemical weapons, with Syria one Read More