(1927 -2005)Civil rights leader and activist for women. She was the first African American Secretary of State in the nation. Lived here for 47 years. Spearheaded Commission on the Status of Women and championed the PA Equal Rights Amendment, policies on affirmative action, voter registration by mail and lowering the voting age to 18. Led a successful crusade critical of the music industry and lyrics demeaning to women, African Americans, and children.
|Placed By||Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Sunday, March 29th, 2015 at 9:07pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18T E 483573 N 4432937|
|Decimal Degrees||40.04651667, -75.19256667|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 40° 2.791', W 75° 11.554'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||40° 2' 47.46" N, 75° 11' 33.24" W|
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|Closest Postal Address||At or near 6701-6709 McCallum St, Philadelphia PA 19119, US|
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