“She was a feminist and a major spokesperson for the rights of women long before there was a women’s movement.” – Congressman John Lewis
National Council of Negro Women. Co-Founder of the National Women’s Political Caucus. United Christian Youth Movement. Harlem Christian Youth Council. New York City Department of Welfare. YWCA; Emma Ransom House in Harlem, Phyllis Wheatley YWCA in Washington, D.C. YWCA’s Center for Racial Justice. Council for United Civil Rights Leadership. President’s Commission on the Status of Women.
Photo 1. Presidential Medal of Freedom Award Ceremony, August 8, 1994. Photo 2. Congressional Gold Medal, awarded March 23, 2004.