List of famous activists with their biographies that include trivia, interesting facts, timeline and life history.

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steve biko Steve Biko
South African

Ai Weiwei Ai Weiwei
Chinese

Alyssa Diaz Alyssa Diaz
American

Will Geer Will Geer
American
Iqbal Masih Iqbal Masih
Pakistani

Miriam Makeba Miriam Makeba
South African
Zbigniew Brzezinski Zbigniew Brzezinski
Polish, American

Jane Addams Jane Addams
American

Tom Hayden Tom Hayden
American
Ally Walker Ally Walker
American

Jorja Fox Jorja Fox
American

Audre Lorde Audre Lorde
American

Olaudah Equiano Olaudah Equiano
Cental African
Dorothy Day Dorothy Day
American

Naomi Klein Naomi Klein
Canadian

Alice Paul Alice Paul
American

Ron Silver Ron Silver
American

Nancy Kwan Nancy Kwan
Hong Konger, American
Jacob Riis Jacob Riis
American
Jane Jacobs Jane Jacobs
Canadian

Ron Kovic Ron Kovic
American
Graça Machel Graça Machel
Mozambican
Dick Cusack Dick Cusack
American

Columba Bush Columba Bush
Mexican, American

Alan Lomax Alan Lomax
American

Mary Frann Mary Frann
American

Gary Snyder Gary Snyder
American

Edith Dircksey Cowan Edith Cowan
Australian