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

W. E. B. Du BoisW. E. B. Du Bois

23 February 1868

Ghanaian

Ida B. WellsIda B. Wells

16 July 1862

American

Paul RobesonPaul Robeson

09 April 1898

American

Elizabeth Cady StantonElizabeth Cady Stanton

12 November 1815

American

William Lloyd GarrisonWilliam Lloyd Garrison

12 December 1805

American

A. Phillip RandolphA. Philip Randolph

15 April 1889

American

James Weldon JohnsonJames Weldon Johnson

17 June 1871

American

Lucy StoneLucy Stone

13 August 1818

American

Mary Church TerrellMary Church Terrell

23 September 1863

American

Edith Dircksey CowanEdith Cowan

02 August 1861

Australian

Matilda GageMatilda Joslyn Gage

24 March 1826

American

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Prudence CrandallPrudence Crandall

03 September 1803

American

Anna Julia CooperAnna Julia Cooper

10 August 1858

American