This founder of Hull House fought for the rights of poor and immigrant workers.
Madeha al Ajroush
A Saudi “Freedom Rider”, she fights for women’s rights in Islam.
This Wisconsin senator fights for universal health care and gay rights.
This former Mayor of NYC advocates gun control, as well as bans on smoking and soft drinks.
Director of World Health Organization, she fights to improve health care throughout world.
This socialist and labor union leader ran for President.
This educational philosopher advocated for many reforms still in practice today.
This African American writer advocated for early civil rights practices in the U.S.
Elizabeth Gurley Flynn
This "rebel girl" supported the IWW and socialist movement.
A self-avowed anarchist.
He was an American labor union leader who fought for worker's rights.
William "Big Bill" Haywood
He was a union leader in the IWW.
Mother Jones (Mary Harris)
She fought for miners’ rights and against child labor.
Samuel "Golden Rule" Jones
He was the Mayor of Toldeo....
Famous for overcoming her disability, she was also a socialist and women’s suffrage worker.
This social reformer worked on behalf of women's rights and child laborers.
Robert "Fighting Bob" LaFollette
He was a Wisconsin political leader and labor refomer.
A naturalist, he supported preservation of the environment.
He advocates recognition and response to climate change.
He fought to preserve the environment and to set aside wilderness areas
Consumer protection, environmental issues.
Prohibitionist who used radical tactics for her cause
Libertarian Kentucky Senator. Limit government intervention in people's lives.
"Liberty thrives when government is small."
Nation’s first professional forester. Conservationist.
This leader and reformer in the Catholic Church addresses poverty, worldwide.
She is a modern education reformer.
This photographer devoted is career to capturing the conditions of urban poor.
Tea Party Senator interested in immigration reform, limiting size of government
Wisconsin Congressman, advocating to limit the size of government and balance the budget.
She advocated for women's rights and birth control.
Jewish Labor Activict
Wrote about poor conditions in meatpacking facilities, socialist.
Promoted American morality, former baseball player
A leading muckraker who took on John D. Rockefeller.
Mary Church Terrell
Head of National Association of Colored Women, fought against lynching.
Booker T. Washington
African American civil rights and equality.
Feminist and celebrity activist for women's rights.
" We want to empower women to do exactly what they want, to be true to themselves, to have the opportunities to develop.”
Ida B. Wells
African American writer, co-founder of NAACP, fought against lynching.
Women’s political activist
Frank Lloyd Wright
Pakistani girl targeted by Taliban for advocating educating girl.
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