Jesse Jackson is best known for the work he had achieved during the civil rights movement. His work during his time in high school and faced open racism that made his and other Black Americans lives difficult for no other reason other than blind hate. During the majority of his youth he led many marches and peaceful protests that earned him the favor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. After the assassination of Dr. King, Jackson was seen as the successor of his movement.
Marie Stopes October 15, 1880 to October 2, 1958
Marie Stopes had been one of the leading activists of the women's rights movement in England, where she brought the topic of safe sex into the public forum. She studied paleobotany and was the youngest person to earn a doctorate from the University College of London, as well as the first female science academic at the University of Manchester. Despite her impressive academic achievements, she is best known for her activism that included the idea of family planning. A concept that was seen as harmful by the church. However, her work as an activist allowed for the development of safe sex with in England.
Carl Von Ossietzky October 3, 1889 to May 4, 1938
Carl Von Ossietzky was a journalist and pacifist from German, who earned the Nobel Peace Prize in 1935 for his criticism of the rearmament of the German military. He was in opposition of the Nazi regime from the start because he saw them leading his country into a state of war that would not be beneficial to anyone. He was so outspoken that after Adolf Hitler took power in 1933, he was arrested and sent to the concentration camp known as Esterwegen. At the camp he was so mistreated that it became a global concern. There he developed tuberculosis, which together with his mistreatment lead to his death. However, he is best known for being one of the few people to speak out against the Nazis during their rise to power.