Documentary on Shirley Chisholm, first African-American woman in Congress, to screen tonight

PAST_FUTURE POSTER FINALThis evening Brown’s Department of Africana Studies continues its post-election week run of free public events with contemporary Black intellectuals and artists. Shola Lynch, a young filmmaker who in 2004 completed a documentary on the legendary Shirley Chisholm, will be joined by Ray Watson of the Mt. Hope Neighborhood Association and renowned professor of Africana Studies, and author of the seminal Black Noise, Tricia Rose. It all goes down for FREE at Salomon Hall on Brown’s main green at 7pm.

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