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Congresswoman Shirley Chisholm

Regular price $10.00

Chisholm was an American politician, educator and author.  In 1968 she became the first Black woman elected to the United States Congress, representing New York's 12th congressional district for seven terms from 1969 to 1983.  In the 1972 United States presidential election, she became the first African American candidate for a major party's nomination for President of the United States, and the first woman to run for the Democratic Party's presidential nomination.    Chisholm was posthumously awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom.

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4.25" ceramic coaster with cork backing  
6x6" trivet with cork backing
(trivets can tolerate heat up to 375 degrees, and can also be used as a spoon rest or placed on an easel as decor)