Shirley A. Chisholm

A Tribute to Shirley A. Chisholm (Ep. 5, 2024)

On this week’s In Black America, producer and host John L. Hanson, Jr. presents a 1982 interview with the late Shirley A. Chisholm, a former Congresswoman from New York’s 12 Congressional District who in 1968 became the first African American woman elected to Congress, and, in 1972, the first major-party African American candidate for President of the United States.

A Tribute to Shirley A. Chisholm (Ep. 5, 2023)

This week on In Black America, producer and host John L. Hanson, Jr. pays tribute to the late U.S. Congresswoman Shirley A. Chisholm, the first African American woman elected to Congress, a founding member of the Congressional Black Caucus, and the first female Presidential candidate, with an interview recorded in 1982.