explanation of women's movement
NOW is the National Organization for Women. In October 1966 group of about 30 women and men help the founding conference of NOW.
EEOC is the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. Ruled in 1965 that gender segregated help wanted ads were legal.
main people or groups
Gloria Steinem drew attention to the problem facing women and fought for the ratification of the equal rights amendment.
Betty Friedan (quote)
In 1896 The National Association of Colored Women is formed, bringing together more than 100 black women clubs.