This Shirley Chisholm, Unbossed and Unbought lesson plan also includes:
An engaging resource introduces young historians to Shirley Chisholm, the woman, the Black congresswoman, the activist, and the candidate for President in 1972. Class members study primary sources, watch a video of her announcing her run for president, and watch interviews to gain an understanding of the challenges Chisholm faced as both a woman and as a Black woman in her run for president.
- Display the ads and the defense of the ads on classroom walls
- Class members should be familiar with the "Rapid-Fire Writing" strategy; for those unfamiliar with the process, a link is provided that provides step-by-step directions
- Includes a link to Chisholm's profile from the National Women's History Museum