Great list, I think looking into the life of even one of these women would do so much for ANYONE, but women and girls in particular.
If you teach social justice in any way in your classroom, you'll love this blog post of various social justice books!
List of Civil Rights Movement books with lesson plans and activities
Nina Simone (1933-2003) was an American singer, songwriter, pianist, arranger, and civil rights activist and jazz musician
List of civil rights leaders - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A Multicultural List of Civil Rights Documentaries: “The Untold Story of Emmett Louis Till” (2005)
Art of the Civil Rights Movement - Use Art to Teach History - the Art Curator for Kids
Many of these picture books would be great for launching Civil Rights discussions in the upper elementary classroom.
This Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, use these picture books to connect your child to our civil rights history.
Check out this blog post for a great list of sites to use when teaching about the events of Civil Rights Movement.