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Zinga A. Fraser, PhD featured in USA Today

“Unbought and unbossed: Shirley Chisholm blazed multiple trails” 

By , USA TODAY Published 5:31 p.m. ET Feb. 13, 2018 | Updated 9:13 p.m. ET Feb. 13, 2018

Professor Zinga A. Fraser featured along with Rep. Yvette Clark, Senator Kamala Harris, Rep. Maxine Waters and several others on the importance of Shirley Chisholm.

“She is the first, at the time, really trying to create a coalition of young people when she’s running for the presidency, a coalition of people of color, people of indigenous descent, African-Americans,” said Zinga A. Fraser, Ph.D, and director of the Shirley Chisholm Project on Brooklyn Women’s Activism. “She understood that one group alone could not elect a president.”

Source: USA Today

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Positively Black: The Shirley Chisholm Project on WNBC 11/20/16

Positively Black: The Shirley Chisholm Project on WNBC 11/20/16

Tracie Strahan sits down with Zinga A. Fraser, PhD the director of the Shirley Chisholm Project at Brooklyn College, to discuss Chisholm’s legacy and how the project honors her. You can go to www.chisholmproject.com for more information.

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Brooklyn Historical Society Podcast Histories and Ideas: Interview with Zinga Fraser, PhD about Shirley Chisholm

02:43 – Histories and Ideas: Interview with Zinga Fraser about Shirley Chisholm

Segment 1: Histories and Ideas

After speaking with Zinga Fraser, PhD about Shirley Chisholm, we declared the interview nothing short of brilliant. We know you’ll think so too.

Zaheer, Zinga, and Julie

Zinga is Assistant Professor of Africana Studies at Brooklyn College and directs the Shirley Chisholm Project of Brooklyn Women’s Activism.

Source: Brooklyn Historical Society

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