Block 40 is named after Emma Tenayuca (1916-1999). Emma was a Mexican-American labor leader, union organizer, and educator.
Block 39 is named after Huda Sha’arawi (1879-1947). Huda was an Egyptian feminist leader, nationalist, and founder of the Egyptian Feminist Union.
Block 38 is named after Lucy Stone (1818-1893). Lucy was an American orator, abolitionist, suffragist, and women’s rights activist.
Block 36 is named after Frankie Muse Freeman (1916-2018). Frankie was an African-American civil rights attorney.
Block 36 is named after Ida Wells (1862–1931). Ida was an African-American leader in the civil rights movement and was one of the founders of the NAACP.
Block 35 is named after Maggie Lena Walker (1864-1934). Maggie was an African-American teacher and businesswoman, and the first female bank owner in the USA.