Find out more about the greatest 19th Century Civil Rights Activists, including Frederick Douglass, W. E. B. Du Bois, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, William Lloyd Garrison and Paul Robeson.
Frederick DouglassFrederick Douglass
01 February 1818, American
American orator
W. E. B. Du BoisW. E. B. Du Bois
23 February 1868, Ghanaian
Civil Rights Activists

Paul RobesonPaul Robeson
09 April 1898, American
Singer, Actor & Civil Rights Activist

Ida B. WellsIda B. Wells
16 July 1862, American
Journalist

Elizabeth Cady StantonElizabeth Cady Stanton
12 November 1815, American
Women’s Rights Activist

William Lloyd GarrisonWilliam Lloyd Garrison
12 December 1805, American
Abolitionist
A. Phillip RandolphA. Philip Randolph
15 April 1889, American
Leader of the African-American civil-rights

Edith Dircksey CowanEdith Cowan
02 August 1861, Australian
Social Campaigner

James Weldon JohnsonJames Weldon Johnson
17 June 1871, American
Author

Lucy StoneLucy Stone
13 August 1818, American
Women's Rights Activist
Mary Church TerrellMary Church Terrell
23 September 1863, American
Civil Rights Activist

Matilda GageMatilda Joslyn Gage
24 March 1826, American
Abolitionist, Freethinker, Author
Prudence CrandallPrudence Crandall
03 September 1803, American
Connecticut's official State Heroine

Anna Julia CooperAnna Julia Cooper
10 August 1858, American
Author, Educator