Block 4 was named after Dolores Cacuango (1881-1971). Dolores was an Ecuadorian pioneer in the fight for women’s, indigenous, and farmers rights.
Block 3 was named after Sojourner Truth (Isabella Baumfree) (1797–1883). Sojourner was an African-American abolitionist and women’s rights activist.
Block 2 was named after Corazon Aquino (1933-2009). She was the first woman President of the Philippines. She was also Time magazine’s woman of the year in 1986.
Block 1 was named after Maya Angelou (1928–2014). She was an African-American poet, a singer, a prolific writer, and a civil rights activist.