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Aileen C. Hernandez (1926-2017) was a Black feminist known for her roles as an original Commissioner of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and as the second president of the National Organization for Women (NOW). She was an active member of more than 100 activist and community-based organizations concerned with racial justice, women’s equality, economic equity, fair housing, education, and other social issues. The Aileen C. Hernandez papers document decades of activism by a...
Dates of Materials:
1926 - 2014
- Subject: Publications
- Subject: Photographs.
- Subject: Speeches.
- Subject: Notes
- Repository: Sophia Smith Collection of Women's History
- Names: Black Women Stirring the Waters