Speech by Shirley Chisholm of New York, the nation's first Black Congresswoman, on racial tensions in large cities. Chisholm calls racism the "bugaboo of America" and calls for immediate action to attack racism at its roots. Her lecture was delivered at UC Berkeley on January 11, 1970.
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