The first woman from Connecticut to be elected to US Congress, the first woman appointed to a major ambassadorial post abroad, an author, and a playwright.
Democratic Socialist politician, the youngest woman ever to serve in the United States Congress.
Suffragist, social reformer, and labor lawyer.
Politician, educator, author, the first African-American woman elected to the US Congress and the first major-party African-American candidate to run for the presidential nomination.
A feminist lawyer, civil rights activist, and Congresswoman who served in the House of Representatives from NY.
“The Black Moses,” a former slave and an iconic brave leader who freed hundreds of enslaved people.