Some articles on chisholm:
... In 1964, Chisholm ran for and was elected to the New York State Legislature ... Defeating Republican candidate James Farmer, Chisholm became the first black woman elected to Congress ... Chisholm joined the Congressional Black Caucus in 1971 as one of its founding members ...
Famous quotes containing the words worked and/or chisholm:
“There is something singularly grand and impressive in the sound of a tree falling in a perfectly calm night like this, as if the agencies which overthrow it did not need to be excited, but worked with a subtle, deliberate, and conscious force, like a boa-constrictor, and more effectively then than even in a windy day.”
—Henry David Thoreau (18171862)
“... language is meaningful because it is the expression of thoughtsof thoughts which are about something.”
—Roderick M. Chisholm (b. 1916)