HMAAC FILM SERIES: CHISHOLM ’72: UNBOSSED AND UNBOUGHT
Thursday, Mar. 16, 2017 – Thursday, Mar. 16, 2017
06:30 PM – 08:30 PM
CHISHOLM '72 Unbought & Unbossed is the first historical documentary on Brooklyn Congresswoman Shirley Chisholm and her campaign to become the Democratic Party's presidential nominee in 1972. Following Chisholm from the announcement of her candidacy in January to the Democratic National Convention in Miami, Florida in July, the story is like her- fabulous, fierce, and fundamentally right on.
Chisholm's fight is for inclusion, as she writes in her book The Good Fight (1973), and encompasses all Americans who agree that the institutions of this country belong to all of the people who inhabit it. Shunned by the political establishment, Congresswoman Shirley Chisholm asks people of color, feminists and young voters for their support to reshape our society and take control of our destiny as we go down the Chisholm Trail in 1972. To the surprise of many, voters responded.
HOURS & ADMISSION
Sunday, Noon - 6:00 pm
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday, 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday, 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
- General Admission is $5, Youth (Ages 6-17) and Seniors (55 and older - $3 and children (5 and under) - Free. Free Hours: The museum is free every Thursday 6 pm - 8 pm
Directions & Parking
- Street Parking
- Street parking is available near the building.
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