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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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Officers from West Midlands Police have been asked to investigate the latest arrest of a civil rights activist who has been stopped 38 times by police in eight years.
A devoted Quaker and civil rights activist, he was welcomed most in his later life by the Jewish and labor communities.
Charlottesville City Councilor Wes Bellamy said he hopes the verdict "allows our community to take another step toward healing and moving forward." Charlottesville civil rights activist Tanesha Hudson said she sees the guilty verdict as the city's way of saying, "We will not tolerate this in our city."
19 (ANI): The Bombay High Court on Friday directed the Maharashtra government to not arrest civil rights activist Anand Teltumbde, till October 26, in connection with the case registered against him for alleged Maoist links.
GENEVA -- A top Kashmiri civil rights activist, who testified earlier in European Parliament, and an Indian lawyer who served in the UN tribunal on Rwanda, succeeded in reaching the United Nations in Geneva to challenge India's narrative on Kashmir.
Najaf / NINA / The civil rights activist, Ali al-Thabhawi was released after being kidnapped by unknown gunmen for more than 10 days.
ACTOR-SINGER and pioneer civil rights activist Paul Robeson died in Philadelphia yesterday, aged 77.
The pinnacle of the event was a speech delivered at the Town Hall by renowned civil rights activist Diane Nash, whose talk was entitled Reflections on the American Civil Rights Movement.
A LECTURE by a US civil rights activist who worked alongside Martin Luther King heads a programme of events leading up to Slavery Remembrance Day.
For your chance to win two tickets for the Life Sucks Pass It On Day of Inspiration, worth pounds 167 each, just answer the following question: Which civil rights activist famously said: "I have a dream"?
On this day in 1963, American civil rights activist Martin Luther King addressed a 250,000-strong crowd at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington DC.
She also meets Nikki, the daughter of one of the black ministers in town and a 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.