search cityguideny

Events in NYC

The Legacy of Shirley Chisholm: Screening and Conversation

01/24/18 | 6:30pm – 8:30pm

Museum of the City of New York

1220 Fifth Ave. Map

347-441-9181

$10 and up


24-01-2018 12:00:00 24-01-2018 12:00:00 America/New_York The Legacy of Shirley Chisholm: Screening and Conversation | 6:30pm – 8:30pm In a whirlwind of historic firsts, Shirley Chisholm became the first black woman elected to the U.S. Congress in 1968 and, in 1972, the first black candidate for a major party's nomination for President of the United States. Join filmmaker Shola Lynch for a screening and discussion of her Peabody Award winning documentary, Chisholm '72: Unbought and Unbossed (2004, 75 min), which tells the extraordinary story of a woman claiming her place in American politics. http://www.cityguideny.com/eventinfo.cfm?id=248301 Museum of the City of New York Museum of the City of New York

This event has already taken place. Click here for the latest events.

In a whirlwind of historic firsts, Shirley Chisholm became the first black woman elected to the U.S. Congress in 1968 and, in 1972, the first black candidate for a major party's nomination for President of the United States. Join filmmaker Shola Lynch for a screening and discussion of her Peabody Award winning documentary, Chisholm '72: Unbought and Unbossed (2004, 75 min), which tells the extraordinary story of a woman claiming her place in American politics.

Venue Description: MCNY hosts a vast display of photographs, costumes, prints, dolls & more as part of the permanent collection. It embraces the past, present, and future of NYC and celebrates its cultural diversity.

This event has already taken place. Click here for the latest events.

search cityguideny

Group Booking

This Week in New York City

(4/18-4/25) Looking for what to do in New York? We've got the latest on all the goings-on in NYC, from concerts to museum exhibitions to comedy to the best in city sightseeing. Read on for our picks for the best of this week in New York City. click here

This Week in New York City