Victoria Woodhull was an American leader of the woman's suffrage movement and a woman of many firsts. She was the first woman to start a weekly newspaper, the first woman to operate a brokerage firm on Wall Street, and in 1872, she was the first female candidate for President of the United States.
Anthony "Amp" Elmore of the Proud Black Buddhist association is re-defining the Buddhist religion from an esoteric "Oriental religion" to a 21st Century religion inclusive of Black history, culture, and science. Black Buddhist promote an activist agenda called "Waking up the world's Bodhisattvas of the earth. The Rap songs says: "we put you guys on alert we are the Bodhisattvas of the Earth."
Clarina Nichols. Reformer, journalist, made a name for herself writing about what would later become three life-defining passions: women's rights in child custody, married women's property rights, and equality in matters pertaining to public schools.