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Becca Sues Dr. Frazier HST221-Extra Credit “Unbought and Unbossed” Movie Summary 26 November 2011 Shirley Chisholm announced her canidacy for president in 1972 when the voting age had changed from 21 to 18 and when controversy over the Vietnam War was heated. She was the first woman and person of color to ever run for the presidency. She ran for president in order to get people to vote that normally wouldn’t. Chisholm had a voice for the poor, minorities, gays, women and many other suppressed American groups. She was
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Unformatted text preview: the first black woman to ever be elected to the US congress. The media thought she had no chance of winning the presidency so many voters disregarded her. She eventually won 151 of the delegates at the 1972 democratic convention in Miami. This gave her the right to speak at the main podium. This documentary showed Chisholm’s bravery and passion for the cause....
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This note was uploaded on 11/27/2011 for the course HST 221 taught by Professor Frazier during the Fall '11 term at Miami University.

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