Stamp celebrates 1st black congresswoman, Brooklyn native Shirley Chisholm
The U.S. Postal Service honored Brooklyn native and former Rep. Shirley Chisholm with a postal stamp on Friday.
The stamp, which features a painting of the former congresswoman by Robert Shetterly, was introduced during a special ceremony at Brooklyn Borough Hall.
Chisholm was the first black woman to serve in Congress and was a candidate for the Democratic presidential nomination in...