Opal Lee is a 96-year-old activist who is widely known for advocating for Juneteenth to be recognized as a U.S. federal holiday. Click here to read more about Lee's story.
Dr. Maggie Aderin-Pocok has been recognized by Mattel as a Barbie Role Model and honored with a Barbie made with her likeness. Click here to learn about Dr. Aderin-Pocok and her impact in STEM.
Ida B. Wells is the latest addition to Barbie's Inspiring Women Series that previously featured Rosa Parks and Ella Fitzgerald. Click here to learn about the Wells' impact on American journalism.
Before Rosa Parks, there was Claudette Colvin. Claudette Colvin refused to move to the back of a segregated bus in Alabama, months before Rosa Parks.
Civil Rights Legend Lucille Times began a Montgomery Bus Boycott six months before the one you know about today. Learn more about her today.