Women's rights

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.

Texas Standard: September 08, 2022

One of the world’s top vaccine experts takes on questions as a new COVID-19 booster arrives in Texas; we’ll be talking with Dr. Peter Hotez about the new Omicron focused vaccines. Other stories we’re tracking: with pandemic disruptions, gun violence and other concerns, how some Texas school districts are trying to address students’ mental health. Plus, a longtime liberal activist who worked alongside Anne Richards talks about a life in Texas politics and the future of the causes she fought for. These stories and much more today on the Texas Standard:

Shirley A. Chisholm (Ep. 52, 2021)

This week on In Black America, producer and host John L. Hanson, Jr. presents a tribute to Shirley A. Chisholm, the late Congresswoman from New York’s 12th Congressional District, the first African America woman elected to Congress, a founding member of the Congressional Black Caucus, and the first major party African American candidate for President of the United States.