16 for '16 - The Contenders

Shirley Chisholm Snubbed by Black Political Convention

Clip: Episode 1 | 2m 1s | Video has closed captioning.

Shirley Chisholm faced hostility by black men at the Black Political Convention in Gary, Indiana, in March, 1972. Social commentators examine her courage and determination in forging a political career as a black woman.

Aired: 09/13/16

Rating: TV-PG

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Funding provided by The Corporation for Public Broadcasting, The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation, and The Ford Foundation. A presentation of OZY Media.

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