Charlene Mitchell, First Black Woman To Run For U.S. President, Has Died At Age 92
Mitchell ran as the nominee for the Communist Party.
December 24, 2022 at 11:33 pm
Charlene Mitchell, who was the first Black woman to run for the White House in 1968, died on Dec. 14 at age 92. Mitchell’s son, Steven, confirmed that his mother died in a nursing home in Manhattan, The New York Times reports.