Our Days, Our Lives: Working Women Need a Voice on the Job

Posted by | October 27, 2015 | Uncategorized | No Comments

By webadmin@aflcio.org (Monika Greenhow)

Shirley Chisholm broke ground as the first African American woman elected to Congress. But back in 1970, she knew her story was the exception, not the rule. Speaking during a debate on the Equal Rights Amendment, she said, and I quote: “Discrimination against women, solely on the basis of their sex, is so widespread that it seems…normal, natural and right.”

Source: AFL-CIO

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