An ongoing list of the women featured in the Can u See Her Projects.

Mamie Till

Mother of Emmitt Till, Civil Rights Activist

Marry Ann Shadd Carry

Abolitionist and first female African American newspaper editor

Bessie Stringfield

First African American Woman to ride across the US alone and a WWII civilian motorcycle dispatch

Josephine Baker

Civil Rights Activist and French Entertainer

Sojourner Truth

Women’s Rights Activist

Fannie Lou Hamer

Vice-Chair of the FDP and Co-founder of the National Woman’s Political Caucus

Ella Baker

Co-Founder of SNCC

Jo Ann Robinson

President of the Women’s Political Council and Teacher

Ida B. Wells

Journalist and Civil Rights Activist

Shirley Chisholm

First Black Woman elected to US Congress

Rosanell Eaton

Civil Rights worker and Voting Rights Advocate

Bessie Coleman

First Black female US Pilot

Marsha P. Johnson

Gay Liberation Activist

Sister Thea Bowman

Franciscan Sister, Equal education advocate and up for Canonization

Nichelle Nichols

Actor and NASA Ambassador

Angela Davis

Political Activist