Chisholm ’72: Unbought and Unbossed

Date(s) - March 25, 2018
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm


Movie Night for March is Sunday, March 25 at 5:00 pm in the sanctuary. The movie is: Chisholm ’72: Unbought and Unbossed. This 2004 documentary is 1hr 16m. Brooklyn-based Congresswoman Shirley Chisholm represented a series of firsts: She was the first African-American woman elected to Congress and the first black person and woman to run a serious, high-profile campaign in the U.S. presidential primary. She made further history when she vied for the presidency in 1972. And while her inspiring journey would have made headlines today, it was virtually ignored by the mainstream media at the time. Cast: Shirley Chisholm, Walter Cronkite, George Wallace, and more. We will watch the movie, then have discussion. Pizza will be provided.