” Of my two handicaps, being female put many more obstacles in my path than being black. “


” I have certainly met much more discrimination in terms of being a woman than being black, in the field of politics. “


” I ran for the presidency, despite hopeless odds, to demonstrate the sheer will and refusal to accept the status quo. The next time a woman runs, or a black, a Jew, or anyone from a group that the country is ‘not ready’ to elect to its highest office, I believe that he or she will be taken seriously from the start. “


” I am not the candidate of Black America, although I am black and proud. I am not the candidate of the woman’s movement of this country, although I am a woman and I am equally proud of that. “



All 4 Shirley Chisholm Quotes about Black in picture


Of my two handicaps, being female put many more obstacles in my path than being black.
I have certainly met much more discrimination in terms of being a woman than being black, in the field of politics.


I ran for the presidency, despite hopeless odds, to demonstrate the sheer will and refusal to accept the status quo. The next time a woman runs, or a black, a Jew, or anyone from a group that the country is
I am not the candidate of Black America, although I am black and proud. I am not the candidate of the woman
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