Shirley Anita Chisholm (November 30, 1924 – January 1, 2005) was an American politician who in 1968 became the first black woman elected to the United States Congress. Chisholm represented New York’s 12th congressional district, a district centered on Bedford–Stuyvesant,] for seven terms from 1969 to 1983. In 1972, she became the first black candidate for a major-party nomination for President of the United States, and the first woman to run for the Democratic Party’s nomination.
“Monica Sjöö (1938–2005) was a Swedish artist and author who is best known for her paintings which combine the influences of Surrealism, Symbolism, and Feminist art. Her work often deals with themes of the feminine divine, the natural world, and the cycle of life. Sjöö was born in Stockholm and studied at the Royal Swedish …
Homeostasis is the maintenance of a constant internal environment in the body. This is achieved by various mechanisms that keep the body’s internal conditions within a normal range. The body’s internal environment includes factors such as temperature, pH, and concentrations of dissolved gases and nutrients.