Born into slavery, Harriet Tubman escaped and subsequently made some thirteen missions to rescue approximately seventy enslaved people, family and friends, using the network of antislavery activists and safe houses known as the Underground Railroad.
Co-Recipient, 2014 Nobel Peace Prize
Malala Yousafzai is an activist for female education and the youngest Nobel Prize laureate. She is known for human rights advocacy, especially the education of women and children in her native Swat Valley in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, northwest Pakistan.
Family Assistance Program Specialist, U.S. Department of Health & Human Services
Carol Mizoguchi is currently a Family Assistance Program Specialist at U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, where she joined the Administration for Children and Families, Office of Family Assistance (OFA) in February 2016.
Civil Rights Activist and Comedian
Dick Gregory was an American civil rights activist, social critic, writer, entrepreneur, comedian, conspiracy theorist, and occasional actor. During the turbulent 1960s, he became a pioneer in stand-up comedy for his "no-holds-barred" sets.
African-American Muslim Minister and Human Rights Activist
To the admirers of Malcolm X, he was a courageous advocate for the rights of blacks, a man who indicted white America in the harshest terms for its crimes against black Americans; detractors accused him of preaching racism and violence.