April 18, 1899
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Jessie Mary Gray Street (18 April 1899 to July 2, 1970) was an Australian feminist, human rights activist and suffragette.
She was a prominent figure in Australian politics for over 50 years, and was recognized internationally and in Australia for her dedication to women's rights, social justice and world peace.
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Claudette Colvin (born September 5, 1939) is a pioneer of the African American civil rights movement.
She spontaneously resisted Alabaman bus segregation preceding the better known Rosa Parks incident by nine months, but her case was not publicized for long by black leaders because of her image as an unmarried pregnant woman.
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Mary Harris "Mother" Jones (August 1, 1837 – November 30, 1930), born in Cork, Ireland, was a prominent American labor and community organizer.
She helped co-ordinate major strikes and co-founded the Industrial Workers of the World.
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Rosa Louise McCauley Parks (February 4, 1913 – October 24, 2005) was an African American civil rights activist, whom the U.S. Congress later called "the first lady of civil rights", and "the mother of the freedom movement".
On December 1, 1955 in Montgomery, Alabama, Parks, age 42, refused to obey bus driver James Blake's order that she give up her seat to make room for a white passenger.