Those who stood up to the status quo are the book's focus, including Madame Curie, Shirley Chisholm and Ellen DeGeneres.
"The Orange is the New Black" actress will portray the first black woman in Congress in the series about the movement to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment.
"Representation matters," she said.
The Democrat is among a new class of congresswomen taking the public's obsession with their looks and running with it.
Ilhan Omar, one of the country's first Muslim congresswomen, is among the CBC’s new members.
The youngest congresswoman ever followed in the footsteps of Hillary Clinton, Geraldine Ferraro and Shirley Chisholm.
Massachusetts’ first black woman elected to Congress said Shirley Chisholm is her "shero."
The actress is set to produce and star in "The Fighting Shirley Chisholm," a film about the trailblazing political figure.
Chisholm was the first black woman to be elected to the United States Congress.
The first black woman elected to Congress deserves a statue.
Organizations must nourish and buttress the political ambitions of young black and brown women.
Each page contains excerpts from speeches by women like Shirley Chisholm and Hillary Clinton.
The blogger gave an incredibly impassioned speech directed at fellow white women.