close

Thank you for visiting BlackShare TV. Join today for free.  Earn ad revenue, accept recurring donations, sell your video content and even charge a one time subscription fee. Expand your income stream and sign up today to BlackShare TV. Must be 13 yrs or older to access this site.

jzee
jzee 14 Dec 2020
9

Up next

The History of Blacks In Politics: A Long Road
14 Dec 2020
The History of Blacks In Politics: A Long Road
jzee · 4 Views

Shirley Chisholm: A trailblazer for Blacks in politics

3 Views

Shirley Chrisholm, the first Black woman to run for president, campaigns in Florida’s 1972 Democratic primary. She called herself the only “unbought and unbossed” candidate in the race. "Unbought and unbossed" was her motto and title of her autobiography.

In 1968, Chisholm was the first Black woman elected to Congress and the first woman and African American to seek the nomination for president of the United States from a major political party.

She was blocked from participating in televised primary debates. After taking legal action, she was permitted to make one speech. Despite the obstacles, the “Chisholm Trail” developed a following. She entered 12 primaries and garnered 152 of the delegates’ votes – 10% of the total.
------------------

For More News and Videos
SUBSCRIBE and Turn Notifications On
https://bit.ly/2r0BEND

Get a Digital Subscription to the Tampa Bay Times
https://bit.ly/2Xinunj

Follow us:
Facebook ► https://www.facebook.com/tampabaycom
Twitter ► https://twitter.com/TB_Times
Instagram ► https://www.instagram.com/tampabaytimes

Show more
0 Comments sort Sort By

Up next

The History of Blacks In Politics: A Long Road
14 Dec 2020
The History of Blacks In Politics: A Long Road
jzee · 4 Views