Women Civil Rights Activists

Throughout history, there have been many women civil rights activists who have made significant contribution to the field. The list includes many familiar and great female civil rights activists such as Pauley Perrette, Rosa Parks, Angela Davis, Ruby Bridges, Elizabeth Cady Stanton.The women civil rights activists featured in this list are from United States, United Kingdom, Canada & Australia and many more countries.

1Alicia Garza

Alicia Garza
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Famous As: Activist
Birthday: 04 January 1981
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: American

2Angela Davis

Angela Davis
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Famous As: Political Activist
Birthday: 26 January 1944
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Nationality: American

Activist, philosopher, academic and author, Angela Davis is a founding member of the Committees of Correspondence for Democracy and Socialism (CCDS). She has worked in the areas of feminism, class, race and the US prison system. She has also received criticism for supporting the erstwhile Soviet Union and has been accused of supporting political violence.

3Rosa Parks

Rosa Parks
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Famous As: Activist
Birthday: 04 February 1913
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Nationality: American
Died: 24 October 2005

4Rachel Dolezal

Rachel Dolezal
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Famous As: Author
Birthday: 12 November 1977
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: American

5Pramila Jayapal

Pramila Jayapal
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Famous As: Politician
Birthday: 21 September 1965
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: Indian

6Pauley Perrette

Pauley Perrette
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Famous As: Television Actress, Activist, Singer
Birthday: 27 March 1969
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: American

7Jane Elliott

Jane Elliott
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Famous As: Schoolteacher
Birthday: 27 May 1933
Sun Sign: Gemini
Nationality: American
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8Ida B. Wells

Ida B. Wells
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Famous As: Journalist
Birthday: 16 July 1862
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: American
Died: 25 March 1931

9Ruby Bridges

Ruby Bridges
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Famous As: Philanthropist
Birthday: 08 September 1954
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: American

10Winnie Madikizela-Mandela

Winnie Madikizela-Mandela
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Famous As: Politician, Anti-Apartheid Activist
Birthday: 26 September 1936
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: South African
Died: 02 April 2018

11Lena Horne

Lena Horne
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Famous As: Singer
Birthday: 30 June 1917
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: American
Died: 09 May 2010

12Coretta Scott King

Coretta Scott King
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Famous As: Civil Rights Activist, Author
Birthday: 27 April 1927
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: American
Died: 30 January 2006

13Betty Shabazz

Betty Shabazz
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Famous As: Educator
Birthday: 28 May 1934
Sun Sign: Gemini
Nationality: American
Died: 23 June 1997

14Audre Lorde

Audre Lorde
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Famous As: Writer
Birthday: 18 February 1934
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Nationality: American
Died: 17 November 1992

15Bernice King

Bernice King
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Famous As: Actress
Birthday: 28 March 1963
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: American

16Yolanda King

Yolanda King
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Famous As: Activist
Birthday: 17 November 1955
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: American
Died: 15 May 2007

17Elizabeth Cady Stanton

Elizabeth Cady Stanton
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Famous As: Women’s Rights Activist
Birthday: 12 November 1815
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: American
Died: 26 October 1902

18Miriam Makeba

Miriam Makeba
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Famous As: Singer
Birthday: 04 March 1932
Sun Sign: Pisces
Nationality: South African
Died: 10 November 2008

19Ruby Dee

Ruby Dee
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Famous As: Actress
Birthday: 27 October 1922
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: American
Died: 11 June 2014

20Fannie Lou Hamer

Fannie Lou Hamer
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Famous As: Civil Rights Activist
Birthday: 06 October 1917
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: American
Died: 14 March 1977

21Alveda King

Alveda King
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Famous As: Politician
Birthday: 22 January 1951
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Nationality: American

22Tarana Burke

Tarana Burke
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Famous As: Activist
Birthday: 12 September 1973
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: American

23Claudette Colvin

Claudette Colvin
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Famous As: Civil Rights Activist
Birthday: 05 September 1939
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: American

24Denise Nicholas

Denise Nicholas
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Famous As: Actress
Birthday: 12 July 1944
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: American

25Barbara Jordan

Barbara Jordan
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Famous As: Lawyer
Birthday: 21 February 1936
Sun Sign: Pisces
Nationality: American
Died: 17 January 1996

26Dolores Huerta

Dolores Huerta
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Famous As: Trade unionist
Birthday: 10 April 1930
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: American

27Ella Baker

Ella Baker
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Famous As: American activist
Birthday: 13 December 1903
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Nationality: American
Died: 13 December 1986

28Mary McLeod Bethune

Mary McLeod Bethune
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Famous As: Educator
Birthday: 10 July 1875
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: American
Died: 18 May 1955

29Amelia Boynton Robinson

Amelia Boynton
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Famous As: Activist
Birthday: 18 August 1911
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: American
Died: 26 August 2015

30Viola Liuzzo

Viola Liuzzo
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Famous As: Civil Rights Activist
Birthday: 11 April 1925
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: American
Died: 25 March 1965

31Viola Desmond

Viola Desmond
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Famous As: Businesswoman
Birthday: 06 July 1914
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: Canadian, American
Died: 07 February 1965

32Myrlie Evers-Williams

Myrlie Evers-Williams
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Famous As: journalist
Birthday: 17 March 1933
Sun Sign: Pisces
Nationality: American

33Mary Church Terrell

Mary Church Terrell
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Famous As: Civil Rights Activist
Birthday: 23 September 1863
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: American
Died: 24 July 1954

34Ruth Brown

Ruth Brown
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Famous As: Librarian
Birthday: 26 July 1891
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: American
Died: 1975 AD

35Lucy Stone

Lucy Stone
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Famous As: Women's Rights Activist
Birthday: 13 August 1818
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: American
Died: 19 October 1893

36Edith Cowan

Edith Dircksey Cowan
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Famous As: Social Campaigner
Birthday: 02 August 1861
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: Australian
Died: 09 June 1932

37Ruby Doris Smith-Robinson

Ruby Doris Smith-Robinson
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Famous As: Activist
Birthday: 25 April 1942
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: American
Died: 07 October 1967

38C. Delores Tucker

C. Delores Tucker
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Famous As: Politician
Birthday: 04 October 1927
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: American
Died: 12 October 2005

39Frances Lear

Frances Lear
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Famous As: Activist
Birthday: 14 July 1923
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: American
Died: 30 September 1996

40Mariela Castro

Mariela Castro
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Famous As: psychologist, educator, university teacher, journalist
Birthday: 27 July 1961
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: Cuban

41Matilda Joslyn Gage

Matilda Gage
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Famous As: Abolitionist, Freethinker, Author
Birthday: 24 March 1826
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: American
Died: 18 March 1898

42Prudence Crandall

Prudence Crandall
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Famous As: Connecticut's official State Heroine
Birthday: 03 September 1803
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: American
Died: 28 January 1890

43Septima Poinsette Clark

Septima Poinsette Clark
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Famous As: Educator
Birthday: 03 May 1898
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: American
Died: 15 December 1987

44Jo Ann Robinson

Jo Ann Robinson
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Famous As: Civil Rights Activist
Birthday: 17 April 1912
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: American
Died: 29 August 1992

45Amanda Smith

Amanda Smith
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Famous As: Leader
Birthday: 23 January 1837
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Nationality: American
Died: 24 February 1915

46Sarah Louise Delany

Sarah Louise Delany
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Famous As: Educator
Birthday: 19 September 1889
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: American
Died: 25 January 1999

47Johnnie Carr

Johnnie Carr
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Famous As: Civil rights activists
Birthday: 26 January 1911
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Nationality: American
Died: 22 February 2008

48Anna Julia Cooper

Anna Julia Cooper
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Famous As: Author, Educator
Birthday: 10 August 1858
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: American
Died: 27 February 1964

49Annie Elizabeth Delany

Annie Elizabeth Delany
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Famous As: Journalist
Birthday: 03 September 1891
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: American
Died: 25 September 1995

50Natalya Gorbanevskaya

Natalya Gorbanevskaya
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Famous As: Poet
Birthday: 26 May 1936
Sun Sign: Gemini
Nationality: Russian
Died: 29 November 2013