Professor Anita Hill delivered the keynote address for Shirley Chisholm Day at Brooklyn College on Tuesday, Nov. 29. The address was entitled “Reimagining Equality in the 21st Century.”
Hill is famous for testifying that Justice Clarence Thomas sexually harassed her when she worked at the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. She teaches at Brandeis University in Massachusetts.
Shirley Chisholm was the first woman elected to congress and the first serious female presidential candidate. Chisholm’s birthday was Nov. 30.