African American Hero of the Day

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Which U.S. Congresswoman was also the first African American to chair the important Labor and Management Relations Committee.?

  • She got a BA from Texas Southern University in history and a JD from Boston University.
  • She received over twenty-seven honorary degrees.
  • Among other jobs, she taught at Tuskegee Institute, and practiced law in Houston
  • She co-authored two books including The Great Society: A Twenty Year Critique (1986)

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