Senator Kamala Harris and Rep. Yvette Clarke Reintroduce Legislation to Commission Statue Honoring U.S. Representative Shirley Chisholm

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By NNPA WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Kamala D. Harris (D-CA) reintroduced a bill directing Congress to commission a statue of former U.S. Representative Shirley Chisholm to be displayed in the United States Capitol. Currently, there are four statues and busts in the United State Capitol representing African-Americans, including Rosa Parks, Frederick Douglass, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and Sojourner Truth. Companion legislation will also be introduced today in the House of Representatives by Rep. Yvette Clarke (D-NY). “For the first time in history, there are more than 20 Black women serv...