How did Chisholm’s identity as a woman, black American, and descendent of immigrants influence her political career
Read: “Shirley Chisholm and the Style of Multicultural Democracy” (Chapter 5) in City of Islands
View: https://www.youtube.com/watch?list=PLCwE4GdJdVRLZiAgbL5DtkhindNEzXefe&v=ZjQrzitHqyc (all 11 videos
Analyze at least 2 or more speeches by Shirley Chisholm, which you will find as video links listed at the above url. Consider the following questions: How did Chisholm’s identity as a woman, black American, and descendent of immigrants influence her political career? Are there any similarities between President Barack Obama and Chisholm? If Chisholm were alive today, what advice would she give President Obama? If Chisholm met current president Donald Trump, what do you think she would say to him? What would Chisholm say about the current state of race relations, education, and/ or healthcare in America?