Series: Feminist March
This is part of Feminist March 2018
In 1968, Shirley Chisholm became the first black woman elected to the United States Congress. In 1972, she was the first African American of either gender to seek a major party's presidential nomination, and the first woman to run as a Democrat. CHISHOLM '72 takes a close look at her presidential run, providing interviews with Chisholm and the dedicated individuals who worked on her groundbreaking campaign.