Nancy Shakir, American activist, Died at 77


Nancy Clark Shakir was born on August 29, 1939, and died on March 2017.

She was an American politician and a Democratic.

She was a candidate for Congress in 2010 for North Carolina’s 8th congressional district, which stretches from Charlotte to Fayetteville.

She won 14,600 votes (37.30% of the total) but lost to Larry Kissell, who won 24,541 votes (62.70% of the total) in the 2010 primary election.

She was one of the founding member and officer of the National Coalition of 100 Black Women, she also served on the Board of Directors of the New Jersey Council for the Social Studies and the New Jersey Center for Civic and Law Related Education.

Nancy Shakir passed away at 77 years old.