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Shirley Chisholm: Words of Wisdom

"We Americans have a chance to become someday a nation in which all racial stocks and classes can exist in their own selfhoods, but meet on a basis of respect and equality and live together, socially, economically, and politically."

"You don't make progress by standing on the sidelines, whimpering and complaining. You make progress by implementing ideas."

"Service is the rent that you pay for room on this earth."


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The Language of Love–Listening and Learning Life Lessons Through Language

The second segment of Picking Greens and Being Green – Lessons from African American Mothers on Culture, Conservation and Community, entitled “The Language of Love–Listening and Learning Life Lessons Through Language”, focuses on Culture and Community and the knowledge our mama’s and mother figures imparted to us through sayings, quotes and language. My guests –…

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Announcing a preview of Policies for the People

The Chisholm Legacy Project (TCLP) is a Black liberation organization rooted in the Just Transition Framework. We are committed to supporting Black-led frontline climate justice work with the resources and tools necessary to advance systems change on the path towards liberation. We are excited to share Policies For The People with you as one of…

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