Martha Wright-Reed was a prison phone justice advocate who in 2000 sued to get phone rates for prisoners reduced.
Sheila Johnson first and only black woman to have stake in three pro sports teams: the Wizards (NBA), Capitals (NHL), and Mystics (WNBA).
Callie House was a former slave who campaigned for reparations.
Dorothy Height was a civil rights activist and president of the National Council of Negro Women for 40 years.
Marvel Jackson Cooke in 1928 became the first woman reporter for the New York Amsterdam News and in 1950 became the first black…