In Nod to Shirley Chisholm, Cincinnati Councilwoman Brings Her Own Seat to the Table at Swearing-In Ceremony

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Shirley Chisholm, the trailblazing New York congresswoman who was the first black woman elected to the U.S. House of Representatives and the first black candidate for a major party’s presidential ticket, once said, “If they don’t give you a seat at the table, bring a folding chair.” The phrase served as a mantra and…

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