Late Brooklyn Congresswoman to Receive Presidential Medal of Freedom pdrama November 24, 2015 Uncategorized By BostonDodger Via ShirleyChislomProject The late Shirley Chisholm will be honored by Brack Obama for her tI release work in the government. Per NY1 On Tuesday, President Barack Obama will honor the late Brooklyn lawmaker Shirley Chisholm with the Presidential Medal of Freedom. She passed away in 2005 at the 80 but many New Yorkers still remember the feisty congresswoman who made history more than once. NY1’s Cheryl Wills filed the following report. Shirley Chisholm spoke about the audacity of hope decades before Barack Obama. In 1972 she became the first black woman to run for the White House on a major party line. Now she’s …read more Via:: DJsDoingWork.com Leave a Reply Cancel ReplyYou must be logged in to post a comment.