Unbought Unbossed Conversations Presented by Shirley Chisholm Cultural Institute Monday Jan 25th wit
Celebrity Host, Entrepreneur, and @shirleychisholminstitute Board Member @angelayee conducts intimate moments with the illustrious SCCI Board, Special Guest Dr. @zingafraserph.d and others in tribute to Congresswoman Shirley Chisholm’s run for President of the United States of America. During America’s current moment of reckoning, the #shirleychisholmculturalinstitute is forging to restore relevant moments in history ignited by #ShirleyChisholm that were systematically erased. With Angela’s warm and signature style we will get to know the community that has held it down for decades from the walls of Congress to the communities around the world that fondly emanate Shirley’s mantra to be “Unbought and Unbossed”.
Doctor Zinga A. Fraser Director @Shirley Chisholm Project of Brooklyn Women’s Activism Zinga A. Fraser, PhD is the Director of the Shirley Chisholm Project of Brooklyn Women’s Activism from 1945- Present at Brooklyn College of the City University of New York. She has a doctorate in African American Studies from Northwestern University specializing in Race, Politics, and Culture. Zinga received her Bachelor of Arts from Temple University in Political Science with a minor in African American Studies. In 2005, Zinga obtained a Master’s of Arts from the Institute for Research in African American Studies at Columbia University, where she was a Paul Robeson Fellow. Her work focuses on African American Politics, Black Women’s History and Feminism. She has examined the life and work of Shirley Chisholm over eight years. Her master’s thesis, “Unbought and Unbossed: A Radical Political Ideology” received the Zora Neale Hurston Award, Excellence in Writing Award for Social Sciences at Columbia University.
David J. Johns Executive Director @National Black Justice Coalition David J. Johns is known for his passion, public policy acumen and fierce advocacy for youth. He is an enthusiast about equity—leveraging his time, talent and treasures to address the needs of individuals and communities often neglected and ignored. A recognized thought leader and social justice champion, David’s career has focused on improving life outcomes and opportunities for Black people. Johns is a prominent strategist who offers commentary for several media outlets including BET, CNN, EducationPost and TV One. On September 1, 2017, David Johns began his next life chapter as the executive director of the National Black Justice Coalition (NBJC)—a civil rights organization dedicated to the empowerment of Black lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) people, including people living with HIV/AIDS. NBJC’s mission is to end racism, homophobia, and LGBTQ bias and stigma.
Angela Yee Host & Board Member @Shirley Chisholm Cultural Institute Angela Yee, co-host of the Breakfast Club at iHeart Media, has been breaking stories, conducting groundbreaking interviews and giving earnest, expert advice alongside her co-hosts DJ Envy and Charlamagne for the past 9 years. She has also been focused on entrepreneurship, opening the Juices for Life juice bar in Bed-Stuy and starting a subscription based pressed juice business called Drink Fresh Juice. In addition to prioritizing health based businesses she is actively involved in the community, becoming the first NY Public Library ambassador and the first ever global ambassador for diversity, inclusion and community engagement for Brooklyn Sports and Entertainment (BSE) which includes the Barclays Center and the Brooklyn Nets.