Activist celebrities

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Giuliana Sgrena Facts

Giuliana Sgrena (born December 20, 1948) is an Italian journalist who works for the Italian communist newspaper Il Manifesto and the German weekly Die Zeit. While working in Iraq, she was kidnapped by insurgents on February 4, 2005. After her release

Tom Ballanco Facts

Jerry Rubin Facts

Jerry Clyde Rubin (July 14, 1938 – November 28, 1994) was an American social activist, anti-war leader, and counterculture icon during the 1960s and 1970s. During the 1980s, he became a successful businessman.

Yun Chung Ok Facts

Yun Chung-Ok is a Korean scholar and activist whose investigations into Japanese war slavery during World War II led to the creation of The Korean Council for the Women Drafted for Military Slavery by Japan. Working with two other members of the grou

Randall Terry Facts

Randall Almira Terry (born 1959) is an American pro-life activist. Terry founded the pro-life organization Operation Rescue. The group became particularly prominent beginning in 1987 for blockading the entrances to abortion clinics; Terry led the gro

Chamlong Srimuang Facts

Major General Chamlong Srimuang (Thai: จำลอง ศรีเมือง, born 5 July 1935) is a Thai activist and former politician. A former general, he was a leader of the “Young Turks” military clique, founded and led the Palang Dharma Par

Marcia Freedman Facts

Marcia Freedman (Hebrew: מרשה פרידמן‎, born 17 May 1938) is an American-Israeli activist on behalf of peace, women’s rights, and gay rights. In the early 1970s she helped create and lead the feminist movement in Israel. Freedman was the f

Cassandra Fairbanks Facts

Andrew Gaze Facts

Andrew Barry Casson Gaze, AM (born 24 July 1965) is an Australian former professional basketball player. He is considered as the greatest player in the history of the NBL and is a seven time winner of the league’s Most Valuable Player award, which is

James Meredith Facts

James Howard Meredith (born June 25, 1933) is an American Civil Rights Movement figure, writer, political adviser and Air Force veteran. In 1962, he became the first African-American student admitted to the segregated University of Mississippi, after

Prathia Hall Facts

Rev. Dr. Prathia Hall ( January 1, 1940 – August 12, 2002) was a leader and activist in the 1960s Civil Rights Movement, womanist theologian, and ethicist. She was the key inspiration for Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s “I Have A Dream” speech.

Stuart Milk Facts

Stuart Milk (born December 26, 1960) is a global LGBT human rights activist and political speaker. The nephew of civil rights leader Harvey Milk, he is the co-founder of the Harvey Milk Foundation. he has engaged in domestic and international activis