Shirley Chisholm Speech (1988)
Place Covered: Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana
Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority
Date Issued: 1988-01-31
Subjects: King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968 | Civil Rights
- Masingale, Sonya Host
- Chisholm, Shirley Speaker
This segment from the January 31, 1988, episode of the series “Folks” features Sonya Masingale presenting highlights from former New York Congresswoman Shirley Chisholm’s speech at Louisiana State University (LSU) in Baton Rouge commemorating the birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr.