Imhotep, 2650–2600 BC, was one of the chief officials of Pharaoh Djoser. He is considered to be the first architect and engineer and physician in early history, and he was one of the chief officials of Pharaoh Djoser. Egyptologists ascribe to him the design of the Pyramid of Djoser at Saqqara in Egypt in 2630 – 2611 BC. Before Djoser, pharaohs were buried in mastaba tombs. He served as chancellor to the pharaoh and high priest of the sun god Ra at Heliopolis.
Elijah Muhammad (born Elijah Robert Poole; October 7, 1897 – February 25, 1975) was an African American religious leader, and led a movement called Nation of Islam from 1934 until his death in 1975. Muhammad was a mentor to Malcolm X, Louis Farrakhan, Muhammad Ali
It's a shame not many know about her because Yuri Kochiyama was the ultimate intersectional badass. In her 93 years she survived Japanese internment camps and fought for reparations, cradled Malcom X as he died, fought for Puerto Rican independence, was nominated for a Nobel peace prize, advocated for nuclear disarmament and rocked cat-eye glasses like nobody's business: