Abolitionists and women’s rights writers and speakers.
Author, orator, abolitionist, suffragist, and social reformer. The co-founder of the National Association of Colored Women and one of the first African-American women to be published in the US.
A community organizer and one of the key leaders and human rights activists of the civil rights movement in the US.
The most important suffragette leader in the UK.
Schoolteacher and abolitionist activist who opened the first school for black girls in the US. The Official Heroine of Connecticut.
The "Mother of civil rights in California," one of the leading abolitionists during the Gold-Rush era, and a self-made millionaire entrepreneur and financier.
Surgeon, abolitionist, and women’s rights advocate. The first and only woman to receive the Medal of Honor.
Abolitionist, suffragist, journalist, publisher, teacher, and lawyer. The first black woman publisher in North America and the first woman publisher in Canada.
Abolitionist, women’s rights activist, and philanthropist. A prominent figure in Chicago’s African-American community in the 19th century, operating a station of the underground railroad from her home.
Civil rights activist, a law professor, and an African-American history expert. One of the most significant women in the Black Panther Party.