Shirley Chisholm

  • Shirley Chisholm Blazed the Way for Kamala Harris to be Biden’s VP Pick

    “I am not the candidate for Black America, although I am Black and proud. I am not the candidate of the women’s movement of this country, although I am a woman and I’m equally proud of that. I am not the candidate of any political bosses or fat cats or special interests.”

  • What Shirley Chisholm Can Teach 2020 Candidates as They Exit

    by Anastasia Curwood

    Chisholm wanted to show the power of new voices in the Democratic Party: women, African Americans, the poor and youth, and to challenge the authority of conservative Southern white Democrats at the Democratic National Convention.

  • 2019 Belongs to Shirley Chisholm

    A feature film. A monument. Tattoos in her honor. People looking for a hero have found one in this one-woman precursor to today’s progressive politics.