Violette Neatly Anderson was the first black woman to argue a case before the U.S. Supreme Court in 1926.
ImeIme Umana is the first black woman to be elected president of the Harvard Law Review in 2017.
Frances Thompson, a freed slave, transgender woman, testified before Congress in 1866 about the Memphis riots.
Otelia Cromwell was the first black woman to earn a Ph.D. from Yale University, PhD in English, in 1926.
Omayeli Arenyeka founder The Gendered Project -- "a growing library of gendered words in the English dictionary."