In alphabetical order;
(1) Angela Davis—Black Panther, political prisoner, activist for racial and gender equality, prison abolitionist, out lesbian
(2) Audre Lorde—activist, poet, writer, in her own words, “Black, lesbian, mother, warrior, poet”
(3) Aung San Suu Kyi—Burmese pro-democracy activist, Nobel Peace prize winner, current political prisoner
(4) Emma Goldman—anarchist, author, human rights activist, as she said “If I can’t dance, I don’t want to be part of your revolution.”
(5) Fannie Lou Hamer—civil rights leader, known for her activism for voting rights
(6) Freida Miller—Mennonite midwife from Ohio, imprisoned for administering Pitocin (to help end a post-birth hemmorhage) without a license, thus saving a woman’s life, and for refusing to name the doctor who supplied her with the Pit.
(7) Rufina Amaya—Sole survivor of the El Mozote Massacre, Salvadoran homemaker-turned activist who spoke out and pressed for accountability to the United States-trained Salvadoran troops who murdered her children, husband, and approximately 800 others.
(8) Viola Liuzzo—white anti-racist activist during the Civil Rights era, marched in Selma, and was murdered by KKK white supremacists and a known FBI agent while driving other marchers home.
(9) Wangari Maathai—First female African Nobel Peace Prize winner, Kenyan environmentalist, began the Green Belt movement that has resulted in the planting of over 30 million trees in Kenya.