Complete 5 pages APA formatted article: Shirley Anita Chisholms Achievements.

The present research has identified that Chisholm who was a law professor in The University of Oklahoma, led to significant changes in America. She was a defining symbol of the sexual harassment movement. She was centrally essential figure in redefining the role of women in business and politics. Chisholm began his advocating for the blacks early in life, for instance when the African Americans were denied the chance to participate a social in the college she formed her own club. She also joined a local democratic club which served towards getting rid of the white Democrats who held power in the neighborhoods. This group challenged the white leaders of their ignorance of the African Americans on basis of racism. Chisholm was known of her mortal character and persistent capacity to stand up for her community (African Americans) and what she believed would make a better United States for all. From her early age she learnt the value of education and hard work that she used in her political career and her achievement while working as congresswoman according to Lu and Sullivan. Following Chisholm’s outstanding performance in debate clubs and her outspoken type of personality, her professor advised her to join politics. She was the first black woman to be elected into congress and the first woman to seek the Democratic presidential nomination despite the fact that no one supported her (as African American) in the democratic establishments. She was a frank, strong educator-turned-politician who crushed down racial and gender barriers both to Americans and African Americans. This made her become a national symbol of liberal politics from 1960’s to 1970’s. Over the years she was prominent individual in the United States, she had a means of making statements that infuriated the establishment of integration among the blacks in a case where poverty was concentrated.

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