Famous Black Civil Rights Activists

Muhammad AliMuhammad Ali
17 January 1942, American
 
Malcolm XMalcolm X
19 May 1925, American
Activist

Martin Luther King Jr Martin Luther King Jr.
15 January 1929, American
Civil Rights Activist

Rosa ParksRosa Parks
04 February 1913, American
Activist

W. E. B. Du BoisW. E. B. Du Bois
23 February 1868, Ghanaian
Civil Rights Activists

Jesse JacksonJesse Jackson
08 October 1941, American
Civil Rights Activist
Ruby BridgesRuby Bridges
08 September 1954, American
Philanthropist

James BaldwinJames Baldwin
02 August 1924, American
Novelist

Coretta Scott KingCoretta Scott King
27 April 1927, American
Civil Rights Activist, Author
Lena HorneLena Horne
30 June 1917, American
Singer

Medgar EversMedgar Evers
02 July 1925, American
 
Paul RobesonPaul Robeson
09 April 1898, American
Singer, Actor & Civil Rights Activist

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

Stokely CarmichaelStokely Carmichael
29 June 1941, Guinean, Trinidadian, American
 

Claudette ColvinClaudette Colvin
05 September 1939, American
Civil Rights Activist

Mary McLeod BethuneMary McLeod Bethune
10 July 1875, American
Educator
Winnie Madikizela-MandelaWinnie Madikizela-Mandela
26 September 1936, South African
Politician, Anti-Apartheid Activist

Miriam MakebaMiriam Makeba
04 March 1932, South African
Singer

Audre LordeAudre Lorde
18 February 1934, American
Writer

Benjamin BannekerBenjamin Banneker
09 November 1731, American
Compiler of Almanacs
Yolanda KingYolanda King
17 November 1955, American
Activist

Fannie Lou HamerFannie Lou Hamer
06 October 1917, American
Civil Rights Activist
Barbara JordanBarbara Jordan
21 February 1936, American
Lawyer

A. Phillip RandolphA. Philip Randolph
15 April 1889, American
Leader of the African-American civil-rights

James Weldon JohnsonJames Weldon Johnson
17 June 1871, American
Author
Hosea WilliamsHosea Williams
05 January 1926, American
Civil Rights Leader

Mary Church TerrellMary Church Terrell
23 September 1863, American
Civil Rights Activist
Anna Julia CooperAnna Julia Cooper
10 August 1858, American
Author, Educator

Betty ShabazzBetty Shabazz
28 May 1934, American
Educator

Tarana BurkeTarana Burke
12 September 1973, American
Activist
Marsha P. JohnsonMarsha P. Johnson
24 August 1945, American
Civil Rights Activist

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Bayard RustinBayard Rustin
17 March 1912, American
Activist
Bernice KingBernice King
28 March 1963, American
Actress

James MeredithJames Meredith
25 June 1933, American
Writer

Ella BakerElla Baker
13 December 1903, American
American activist

Alveda KingAlveda King
22 January 1951, American
Politician
Max RoachMax Roach
10 January 1924, American
Musician
Vernon JordanVernon Jordan
15 August 1935, American
Lawyer

Amelia BoyntonAmelia Boynton Robinson
18 August 1911, American
Activist

Whitney Young Jr.Whitney Young
31 July 1921, American
Civil rights activist

C. Delores TuckerC. Delores Tucker
04 October 1927, American
Politician
Septima Poinsette ClarkSeptima Poinsette Clark
03 May 1898, American
Educator

Derrick BellDerrick Bell
06 November 1930, American
Lawyer

Roy InnisRoy Innis
06 June 1934, American
Activist

Autherine LucyAutherine Lucy
05 October 1929, American
Civil Rights Activist, Educator

Gloria RichardsonGloria Richardson
06 May 1922, American
civil rights Activist
Leon SullivanLeon Sullivan
16 October 1922, American
Civil rights leader

Amanda SmithAmanda Smith
23 January 1837, American
Leader
Charles S. JohnsonCharles S. Johnson
24 July 1893, American
Sociologist

Sarah Louise DelanySarah Louise Delany
19 September 1889, American
Educator

Albert RabyAlbert Raby
1933 AD, Italian
Teacher
Robert L. CarterRobert L. Carter
11 March 1917, American
Lawyer

Marvel CookeMarvel Cooke
04 April 1903, American
Journalist
Percy QobozaPercy Qoboza
17 January 1938, South African
Journalist