MAKERS Moment

Shirley Chisholm's Unsurmountable Courage

Val Demings, Orlando's first female Chief of Police, talks about Shirley Chisholm's impact on her as a young black girl and how Chisholm's "unsurmountable courage" created an incredible legacy for women to follow. 

Tags: role model, overcoming obstacles, confronting stereotypes

Rough and Tough Rough and Tough
Val Demings
Integration and Racism Integration and Racism
Val Demings
The Most Important Weapon The Most Important Weapon
Val Demings
Shutting Down Naysayers Shutting Down Naysayers
Val Demings
Bold, Aggressive and Focused Bold, Aggressive and Focused
Val Demings
Reducing Crime and Making Change Reducing Crime and Making Change
Val Demings
Running for Congress Running for Congress
Val Demings
A Sheriff and a Police Chief A Sheriff and a Police Chief
Val Demings
Love and Law Enforcement Love and Law Enforcement
Val Demings
The Secret to Having It All The Secret to Having It All
Val Demings