How Did Shirley St. Hill Chisholm Contribute To Women's Rights

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Shirley Anita St. Hill Chisholm was born on November 30, 1924 in Brooklyn, New York. As a young girl, she went to public schools, but for college she attended Brooklyn College and graduated in 1946 cum laude with a Bachelor in sociology. Not only was she giving her time to further her career, Shirley had an interests in helping children. In 1946-1953, she dedicated those years to being a nursery teacher and performed her duties in a daycare. From there, she received her Masters at Columbia University in early childhood education in 1956. Her prosperous need to care for children led her to become a consultant for New York City Division Day Care in 1959-1964. Chisholm wanted to further her career in the political spectrum and her biggest attempt
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