I think that Barbara Jordan (1936-1976) was one of the most remarkable women in our history. She was the first African American since Reconstruction to serve in the Texas Senate and then the first African American woman from the South to serve in the U.S. House of Representatives.

Barbara Throughout her life, Barbara Jordan broke racial and gender barriers in the fight for civil rights. She is a graduate of Texas Southern University.

Barbara Jordan was the 1st woman ever elected to the Texas State Senate in 1966. She went on to become the 1st African American woman from the Deep South to serve in Congress and, at the 1976 Democratic National Convention, was the 1st African American woman to deliver the keynote speech. Jordan dedicated her career to helping minority & disadvantaged groups. | www.nwhm.org | National Women's History Museum | #BarbaraJordan #BHM #BlackHistoryMonth #AfricanAmericanWomen #WomensHistory #NWHM

Barbara Jordan was the woman ever elected to the Texas State Senate in She went on to become the African American woman from the Deep South to serve in Congress and, at the 1976 Democratic National Convention, was the African American wo

Barbara Jordan (1936 – 1996) was a leader of the Civil rights movement and later became the first Black woman elected to the United States House of Representatives. Among other notable achievements, Jordan introduced legislature to extend the state ratification deadline for the Equal Rights Amendment, and campaigned to include Native Americans, Latinos, and Asian-Americans when extending the Voting Rights Act of 1965, and supported the Community Reinvestment Act.

Celebrating Women in Politics [Black History Month] Barbara Jordan: Barbara Jordan represented Texas in the U. House of Representatives from and was the first African-American congresswoman from the Deep South.

"Barbara Jordan.  My mother said this woman should have been president."  said previous pinner and Diane your mother was right.

Adventures in Feministory: Happy Birthday, Barbara Jordan!

Barbara Jordan – was a leader of the Civil rights movement and later became the first Black woman elected to the United States House of Representatives.

Barbara Charline Jordan (February 21, 1936 – January 17, 1996) was an American politician and a leader of the Civil Rights movement. She was the first African American elected to the Texas Senate after Reconstruction and the first southern black female elected to the United States House of Representatives. She received the Presidential Medal of Freedom, among numerous other honors. On her death she became the first African-American woman to be buried in the Texas State Cemetery.  From…

Barbara Charline Jordan born in 1936 was an American politician. She was elected to the Texas Senate after Reconstruction and the first southern black female elected to the United States House of Representatives. She is buried in the Texas State Cemetery.

Barbara Jordan(1936-1996) was an attorney and a member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Texas's 18 district. Jordan became the FIRST African-American woman to be buried in the Texas State Cemetery.

Barbara Jordan i remember her she was very very special i loved listening to her a special human

Forever Barbara Jordan single

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Shellie McDowell Hats | Barbara Jordan A bit of sweetness with a 20s feel. #judithm

Shellie Mcdowell Hats Barbara Jordan - Rasberry and Jet Beaded Calot with Bows and Jewels

Barbara Jordan    The first African American elected to the Texas Senate since Reconstruction, Barbara Jordan went on to become a member of the U.S. House of Representatives. She mesmerized the nation during televised coverage of the House Judiciary Committee’s investigation considering the impeachment of President Richard Nixon.

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Barbara Jordan, Native Houstonian, First Black woman elected to Tx Senate, First Black to serve TX Governor for a day, then became a US Congresswoman

Barbara Jordan quote

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representative barbara jordan (tx.) -  in 1976 she became the first black woman to give the keynote address at the democratic national convention.

Representative Barbara Jordan of Texas became the first Black woman to deliver a keynote address at the Democratic National Convention

Marker- Barbara Jordan (Feb. 21, 1936 – Jan. 17, 1996) was a lawyer & a congresswoman from '72 to '78—the first African-American congresswoman to come from the deep South & the first woman ever elected to the Texas Senate (1966).

Maybe Viola Davis Will Win an Oscar When She Plays Barbara Jordan

Marker- Barbara Jordan (Feb. 21, 1936 – Jan. 17, 1996) was a lawyer & a congresswoman from '72 to '78—the first African-American congresswoman to come from the deep South & the first woman ever elected to the Texas Senate (1966).

Barbara Jordan. First African American woman Elected to the House of Representatives,  Statue in Austin, TX.

First African American woman Elected to the House of Representatives, Statue in Austin, TX. I saw her interviewed many times. She was something else and I loved her logic!

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