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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Parvez Imroz is a veteran civil rights activist who has testified at European Parliament on mass graves in Kashmir.
Paul Robeson Jnr, served as aide and personal representative to his father, the gifted athlete, musician, scholar, actor, and civil rights activist Paul Robeson for 20 years.
Civil rights activists, led by the Rev Martin Luther King, began a 381-day bus boycott.
I wondered whether I should have my hearing checked when I first heard that Bob Moses, the famed civil rights activist, was comparing the fight for voting rights in the 1960s to his current campaign to teach math to minority students.
Plaintiffs in the case include Pedreira, three members of the clergy and an African-American civil rights activist.
Islamabad -- The Senate on Monday passed a resolution paying rich tributes to late Mohammad Ali, three time heavy weight boxing champion and a civil rights activist.
Civil rights activist and former mayor of Atlanta Andrew Young recently donated his books, handwritten correspondence, diaries, audio tapes, and photographs spanning 50 years of his life to AARL.
She also meets Nikki, the daughter of one of the black ministers in town and civil rights activist, and becomes a volunteer in the quest to demand a vote in the high school to change the school team name from The Rebels and to remove the Confederate flag as their emblem.
Gay is good"--Kameny says he came up with the slogan in 1968 after watching a news report on a demonstration in Maryland, at which the late civil rights activist Stokely Carmichael led protesters in chanting, "Black is beautiful.
WASHINGTON -- Celebrated African-American author, poet and civil rights activist Maya Angelou has died, the North Carolina University where she taught said Wednesday.
Civil rights activist Jesse Jackson, also at the hospital, added: "She's a tough person and is going to survive this.