What are some examples of Black Women in Congress?

Shirley Chisholm (New York), 1969-1982
Barbara Jordan (Texas), 1973-1979
Yvonne Braithwaite Burke (California), 1973-1979
Cardiss Collins (Illinois), 1973-
Katie Hall (Indiana), 1983-1985
Eleanor Holmes Norton (District of Columbia), 1991-
Maxine Waters (California), 1991-
Barbara-Rose Collins (Michigan), 1991-
Carol Moseley-Braun (Illinois), 1993
Corinne Brown (Florida), 1993
Carrie Meek (Florida), 1993
Cynthia McKinney (Georgia), 1993
Eva Clayton (North Carolina), 1992-
Eddie Bernice Johnson (Texas), 1993-

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