Activism

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Activism

A doctrine or practice that emphasises vigourous non-violent action as a force to meet political ends.
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Ambassador and civil rights activist, the Honorable George W.
In the fact-based April 12 ``Dangerous Evidence,'' Whitfield plays Lori Jackson, the civil rights activist who had a principal role in overturning the conviction of African-American Marine Cpl.
Experts participating in the call will be prominent Civil Rights Activist and BCRI Lifetime Board Member, Reverend Fred Shuttlesworth; Dr.
On June 12, 1963, Myrlie Evers-Williams watched as her husband, civil rights activist Medgar Evers, was shot down outside their home in Jackson, Miss.
Belafonte, 71, a singer, actor and civil rights activist who has won Tony, Grammy and Emmy awards, received a crystal sculpture and a $100,000 check in the name of Anderson, the late opera singer.
Chavis, the 45-year-old civil rights activist, was previously executive director and CEO of the Commission for Racial Justice of the Cleveland-based United Church of Christ
From negotiation of a settlement between activists and businesses in 1963 Birmingham to his aid to civil rights activist James Meredith, he displayed an ardent passion for justice that belied his cool reserve.
12 /PRNewswire/ -- Governor Edward G Rendell today issued the following statement and expressed his sorrow regarding the passing of civil rights activist C.
Photo: (color -- ran in SAC edition only) Attorney Christopher Darden, left, Najee Ali and civil rights activist Melvin Farmer discuss the racial tensions at Pitchess.
In her 55 years, Adegbalola has been a street-corner civil rights activist, the director of a small theater, a biochemical researcher, a mother, the state of Virginia's teacher of the year, and now a blueswoman.
Patricia Due was a civil rights activist, though one easily discerns that of equal import are her roles as wife, mother, grandmother, administrator and educator.
The Honorable Andrew Young, Atlanta's former mayor and acclaimed civil rights activist, is the national spokesperson for Los Angeles-based Operation HOPE, a non-profit organization that has pioneered national financial literacy and economic empowerment programs in inner cities across the U.