Day 17 Woman of the Day: Barbara Jordan

Barbara Jordan, civil rights activist, U.S. Representative and the first African American congresswoman to come from the deep South, is Day 17 Woman of the Day.  Read more about this pioneering woman below.

Barbara Jordan

Biography.com: http://www.biography.com/people/barbara-jordan-9357991

History.com: http://www.history.com/topics/black-history/barbara-c-Jordan

Speeches on Youtube: 1976 Democratic Convention, Part 1 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bg7gLIx__-k, 1992 Democratic Convention, Part 1: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u7RSZp9R_Vk, Impeachment Speech: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UG6xMglSMdk

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