Crystal Bird Fauset


Crystal Bird Fauset born Princess Anne, MD June 27, 1893 (d. 1965). First female Black state legislator in US 1938; founded Africa House New York, c. 1955; co-founded UN Council of Philadelphia; headed American Friends Service Committee section of interracial section 1927.


"[My purpose is] in having people of other racial groups understand the humanness of the Negro wherever he is found." (; photo Wikipedia)