THE VFA PIONEER HISTORIES PROJECT
May 31, 1947 – September 23, 2004
“I Am a Black and Female Person that Lives in a Country that is Sexist and Racist.”
Poet. Organizer. Activist. Founding Editor of Ms. Magazine. Co-Founder, First and Only President of National Black Feminist Organization (NBFO). Co-founder of Lavender Woman. Congress of Racial Equality (CORE). Founded the Junior Catholic Inter-Racial Council at age 17.
Photo 1. Gloria Steinem and Margaret, 1973. Photo 2. Ms. staff meeting in June 1972. From left: Letty Cottin Pogrebin, Gloria Steinem, Margaret Sloan-Hunter, Suzanne Levine, Mary Thom, Harriet Lyons, Patricia Carbine, and Ruth Sullivan. [Photo: Nancy Crampton]
Photo credit: Bettye Lane
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