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Congresswoman Shirley Chisholm’s Portrait Unveiled

Congresswoman Shirley Chisholm’s Portrait Unveiled

Portrait painted by artist Kadir Nelson (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta) ***** Recently, Speaker of the House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi, Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) Chairwoman Barbara Lee, Brooklyn Congresswoman Yvette Clarke and Members of the Congressional Black Caucus held a portrait unveiling ceremony for the late Congresswoman Shirley Chisholm. In 1968, Chisholm became the first [...]

March 16, 2009 | 0 Comments More
Chisholm ’72 — Unbought & Unbossed @ Morningside Park

Chisholm ’72 — Unbought & Unbossed @ Morningside Park

Synopsis: Chisholm ‘72 – Unbought & Unbossed is a feature length documentary about Brooklyn Congresswoman Shirley Chisholm and her campaign to become the Democratic Party’s presidential nominee in 1972. Like her, it is fabulous, fierce, and fundamentally “right on.” Congresswoman Chisholm announced her bid for the Democratic nomination for president in January of 1972 to [...]

September 19, 2008 | 1 Comment More