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- Lillian Ngoyi
Lillian Ngoyi (born 1911) was known as "the mother of the black resistance" in South Africa. She served as president of the women's league of the African National Congress. The South African government declared her a "banned person" in the mid-1960s. This meant that her movements and contacts were restricted and she could not be quoted in the press. Ngoyi lived under the banning order for 16 years.
- Shannon Lucid
Astronaut Shannon Lucid (born 1943) set the U.S.record for space flight endurance by staying aboard the Mir station for 188 days in 1996. This also set the record for the longest time a woman remained in space.