Black History

Shirley Chisholm

First Black Congresswoman Shirley Chisholm to be Subject of a New Biopic Produced by and Starring Regina King

Shirley Chisholm was the first Black woman elected to the United States Congress in 1968. In 1972, she became the first African American candidate from a major party to run for President of the United States, as well as the first woman to run for the Democratic Party’s presidential nomination….

Althea Gibson

Black History Month Profiles: Althea Gibson, Professional Tennis Player

During Black History Month, DiversityInc is honoring a series of Black innovators and history makers such as Althea Gibson who are often overlooked in mainstream media coverage and history books. Check back throughout February to learn about more important figures.   Born: August 25, 1927, Clarendon County, South Carolina Died:…