This browser doesn't support Spotify Web Player. Switch browsers or download Spotify for your desktop.

Fighting Shirley Chisholm

By iHeartRadio & HowStuffWorks

Shirley Chisholm didn't want to be known solely as the first African-American woman in U.S. Congress and to run for the Democratic nomination for president. Cristen and Caroline detail the life and legacy of this Brooklyn educator ahead of her time.Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit

Listen to Fighting Shirley Chisholm now.

Listen to Fighting Shirley Chisholm in full in the Spotify app