Who will follow in Rosa Parks’ footsteps? There are several young women rising through the activism ranks, many of whom could someday be just as revered as the late civil rights icon. TheGrio has selected 10 black women who represent the power and pioneering spirit of Rosa Parks, who the world is celebrating today for her marvelous contributions to the betterment of our society.

Check out our slideshow below of promising black heroines who are carrying the mantle of Rosa Parks into the future. Who best embodies her legacy?