EWC Celebrates Black History Former U.S. Rep. Chisholm to Discuss Race Relations Today
Bruce, Orlando De, The Florida Times Union
The first woman to run for the nation's highest office will
speak in Jacksonville today about race relations.
Former U.S. Rep. Shirley Chisholm, D-New York, who ran for the
Democratic nomination for president of the United States in
the 1970s, will be the keynote speaker during the first
organized Black History Month Celebration at Edward Waters
College, said Von Alexander, a spokeswoman for the college.
The free event, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Milne Auditorium,
is open to the public.
Chisholm, the first African-American elected to Congress, chose
to speak on a topic that has been a …
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Publication information: Article title: EWC Celebrates Black History Former U.S. Rep. Chisholm to Discuss Race Relations Today. Contributors: Bruce, Orlando De - Author. Newspaper title: The Florida Times Union. Publication date: February 28, 1998. Page number: 4. © 2007 The Florida Times-Union. COPYRIGHT 1998 Gale Group.
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