• Sojourner Truth - Abolitionist

  • Harriet Tubman - Underground Railroad

    Phillis Wheatley - Published Poet

    Harriet Jacobs/Linda Brent - Wrote Diary of a Slave Girl

    Sally Hemings - Matriarch of the Hemings branch of the Jefferson family

    Ellen Craft - Disguised herself as a man husband poses as her slave to escape

    Maria Stewart - Born free - first woman to speak in public places

    Jarena Lee - Born free - Delaware - leading woman minister

    Fannie Jackson Coppin  - Coppin State - Teacher - born a slave

  • Frances Ellen Watkins Harper - Free Black - published poet