Celebrating Black Women in History ~ V

Faye Wattleton

“Faye Wattleton (born Alyce Faye Wattleton; July 8, 1943) is the first African-American and youngest president ever elected to Planned Parenthood Federation of America, and is also the first woman since Margaret Sanger to hold the position.She is best known for her contributions to the family planning and reproductive health, as well as the pro-choice movement.”

“‘What can your kids teach you?’ Well, I believe something different about kids. We don’t own them, they have their own knowledge. From the start you have to make the choice to listen.” ~ Faye Wattleton