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Boxley, Yvonne (Editor); Sue Brown (UMOJA Chairman); Shirley Chisholm [1924 - 2005].  [1972 Presidential Election] WATU WAZURI, Newsletter of UMOJA Organization.  [Boston]: UMOJA Organization, Boston University,  1972.


Newsletter issue headlining "Shirley Chisholm, Black Congresswoman and President Candidate". The article describes her speaking at the University. Additional articles discuss Dr. Leon Sullivan, [the threat of a] National Identity System in the U.S., African Liberation: One Fifth of Battle Won in Mozambique and Relevance of Black Frats.  8-1/2" x 11"; 8 pp.  Only slight wear.  Very Good + condition.


"In 1968, [Shirley Chisholm] 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 black 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." (Wikipedia) UMOJA translates from Swahili as Unity; Watu Wazuri as nice people. Quite uncommon, we find no institutional holdings for any issue of this newsletter within OCLC.

Shirley Chisholm for President - Newsletter - 1972 Presidential Election

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