Barbara Charline Jordan's Contribution To The United States

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Barbara Charline Jordan was born on February 21, 1936. Jordan was born in Houston, Texas. Jordan’s parents were, Ben Jordan; a black Baptist minister, and Arlyne Jordan a so called ‘domestic worker’. Jordan was the first southern black female to be elected to the United States House of Representatives. Everything she did was dedicated for all the black people. Jordan was hardworking in many areas, thriving for important roles and influential to the black. In high school, she showed her talent for debating. She became active in politics and strived for many years to become a member of the United States House of Representatives. Jordan dies at age 59 on January 17, 1996.

Jordan was a very smart child. She did not have a good relationship with

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