Famous Black Human Rights Activists

Martin Luther King IIIMartin Luther King III
23 October 1957, American
Activist
Yolanda KingYolanda King
17 November 1955, American
Activist

Solomon NorthupSolomon Northup
10 July 1807, American
Author

Graça MachelGraça Machel
17 October 1945, Mozambican
Politician

Tindyebwa Agaba WiseTindyebwa Agaba Wise
 , British
Emma Thompson's Son

Van JonesVan Jones
20 September 1968, American
Motivational speaker
Lorraine HansberryLorraine Hansberry
19 May 1930, American
Writer, Theatre director, Screenwriter,

Ella BakerElla Baker
13 December 1903, American
American activist

Denis MukwegeDenis Mukwege
01 March 1955, Congolese
Gynecologist
Walter SisuluWalter Sisulu
18 May 1912, South African
Activist

Mangosuthu ButheleziMangosuthu Buthelezi
27 August 1928, South African
Politician
Charles W. ChesnuttCharles W. Chesnutt
20 June 1858, American
Author

Randall RobinsonRandall Robinson
06 July 1941, American
Lawyer

Charlotte Forten GrimkéCharlotte Forten Grimké
17 August 1837, American
Poet

David DiopDavid Diop
09 July 1927, French
Poet

Warren KimbroWarren Kimbro
29 April 1934, American
Activist
Willie BarrowWillie Barrow
07 December 1924, American
Clergywoman

Fannie Barrier WilliamsFannie Barrier Williams
12 February 1855, American
Educator

Andrew Young Jr.Andrew Young Jr.
12 March 1932, American
Politician

Samuel CottonSamuel Cotton
24 January 1947, American
Antislavery activist