Woman in historical or contemporary America who has made great contributions to gender equality

From one of the racial or ethnic groups covered in this course, select one important woman in historical or contemporary America who has made great contributions to gender equality and/or racial/ethnic equality, and write an essay that examines her life and contributions.

Instructions: Your essay must include at least the following information:

Her name and life time.
Her racial or ethnic background.
Justification of why she is an important woman.
Her life history from birth to death or the present.
Her contributions to gender equality and/or racial/ethnic equality in the United States or in the world (e.g., important publications or speeches, important role in a social movement, important accomplishments).
A discussion of her legacies and what you have learned from her.