Wednesday, October 7, 2009

Week 40: Shirley Chisholm

From Address on Equal Rights for Women Given To The US House Of Representatives,
Washington, DC: May 21, 1969

“...I wish to introduce today a proposal that has been before every Congress for the last 40 years and that sooner or later must become part of the basic law of the land -- the equal rights amendment.”

—Shirley Chisholm

American politician,
educator and author

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