Zelma Watson George


Zelma Watson George born Hearn, TX December 8, 1903 (d. 1994). Musician; sociologist; African-American delegate to UN General Assembly, 1961; attendee African Ban The Bomb conference, Ghana, 1963; recipient of Dag Hammarskjöld Award, 1961; recipient of Dahlberg Peace Award, 1963; early advocate of UN.


"And the fourth world, now, the poorest of the underdeveloped nations, it's the fifth world, the women of the world." (Jim Standifer interview, Nov. 23; photo Black Professionals Assn.)