Quanah Parker (1845 or 1852 –1911)

The Story of Cynthia Ann Parker, Captured by the Comanche indians; married a Comanche Chief, bore a son Quanah Parker who became chief of the Comanche nation

Rosa Parks (1913-2005)

Rosa Parks,Honoured only years later. Was a civil rights activist who refused to give her seat away to a white passenger on a 'coloured' section of the bus. Her act and the Montgomery bus boycott are important events to the civil rights movement.

Claudette Colvin, (b. 1939)

Claudette Colvin "Claudette Colvin (born September is a pioneer of the African-American civil rights movement. She was the first person to resist bus segregation in Montgomery, Alabama, preceding the better known Rosa Parks incident by nine months.

Nanny (1686-1733)

Queen Nanny (c. 1685 – c. Jamaican National Hero was a well-known leader of the Jamaican Maroons in the eighteenth century . I would add this to my Jamaican themed leg piece

Aung San Suu Kyi (b.1945)

Aung San Suu Kyi - Burma's pro-democracy leader and Nobel Peace laureate, symbolises the struggle of Burma's people to be free.

Walter Rodney (1942 –1980)

Walter Rodney (1942 –1980)

Victoria Woodhull (1838-1927)

Victoria Claflin Woodhull, later Victoria Woodhull Martin was an American leader of the woman's suffrage movement. In Woodhull was the first female candidate for President of the United States.

General James Robertson  (1838-1927)

Compare DNA and explore genealogy for James Robertson born 1742 Brunswick County, Virginia died 1814 Tennessee, USA including ancestors + descendants + 3 photos + questions + DNA connections + more in the free family tree community.

John Harlan Willis  (1921-1945)

Pharmacist's Mate First Class John H. Willis, US Navy Medal of Honor recipient Battle of Iwo Jima, Volcano Islands, World War II February Namesake of USS John Willis

Nancy Ward (ca. 1738–1822/1824)

Oil on Canvas by Sharon Irla: The “Ghi-ga-u” also known as “Beloved Woman” or “War Woman” was an honor and office bestowed upon Cherokee women of exceptional bravery and honor.

Archbishop Oscar Romero (1917-1980)

Archbishop Oscar Romero (1917-1980)

Miguel Ángel Asturias Rosales (1899-1974)

Miguel Ángel Asturias Guatemalan poet, novelist, playwright, journalist and diplomat. "for his vivid literary achievement, deep-rooted in the national traits and traditions of Indian peoples of Latin America"