Jean Baptiste Pointe du Sable, “Founder of Chicago” 1750-1818.
Mabel Hampton 1902 - 1989. Lesbian activist and dancer during the Harlem Renaissance.
Elizabeth Hobbs Heckley 1818-1907 former slave, seamstress, civil rights activist and dressmaker for First Lady Mary Todd Lincoln.
Timurl Dixon Black Jr. 12/7/18 - 10/13/2021. Historian, author, professor, strategist, and political organizer in Chicago.
Mary McLeod Bethune Statue first Black woman represented in the National Statuary Hall in the U.S. Capitol.
Barbara Clementine Harris 1930-2020. First woman consecrated a bishop in the Anglican Communion in 1989.