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The Powerful Fashion In ‘Shirley’ Leans On Pattern-Heavy Ensembles And Eloquent ‘70s Suits

Shirley Chisholm, the first Black woman elected to Congress, was an outspoken changemaker and a political icon. In Shirley, Netflix’s biopic detailing many of Chisholm’s historic moments throughout her political career, Regina King plays the beloved woman who was unafraid to express herself. King also produced the film. As a working-class woman of Caribbean descent, Chisholm had many strikes against her but through dedication and hard work, she was able to evoke change and impact her community.



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