THE VFA PIONEER HISTORIES PROJECT
“When You Are Black and a Woman, You Walk Two Sides of the Street.”
Equal Rights Advocate. Mentor. YWCA. The Tucson Urban League. The Tucson Women’s Commission – Black Women’s Awareness Task Force. The Young Women’s Company. University of Arizona Black Alumni. The Clarion Newspaper Board. NAACP.
The VFA would like to thank Sheila Tobias, Convenor of the Tucson-Based group of activists, Dean J.P. Jones, Univ, of Arizona, College of Social and Behavioral Sciences, Jennifer Croissant, Chair, Gender and Women’s Studies, David Sanchez, Videographer and Editor, and Graduate Student Ruben Ernesto Zecena. Interview conducted March 2019.
Photo 1. Annie Sykes. Photo 2. Black Women’s Task Force of So. Arizona – Annie, back row, third from left.
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