Booker T. Washington was an American educator, author, and civil rights leader. He worked tirelessly to elevate the disenfranchised African American community through self-help and education. His legacy continues today through his books and the institution he helped create and advance.
Founding Father of the United States, breakthrough inventor, creator of the American postal and library systems, discoverer of electricity—Any one of Benjamin Franklin's accomplishments would have secured his lasting impact on history.
After losing her hearing and sight at a young age, Helen Keller traveled the globe as one of the most influential humanitarians in the 20th century, meeting with world leaders to advocate for and encourage those with vision loss.