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

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Dorothy Day Dorothy Day
American

Naomi Klein Naomi Klein
Canadian

Alyssa Diaz Alyssa Diaz
American

Viola Desmond Viola Desmond
Canadian, American

Columba Bush Columba Bush
Mexican, American

Irenaeus Irenaeus
Turkish, Ancient Roman
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Jane Addams Jane Addams
American

Dick Cusack Dick Cusack
American

Carré Otis Carré Otis
American

Chill Wills Chill Wills
American

Jane Jacobs Jane Jacobs
Canadian

Hunter Tylo Hunter Tylo
American

Mary Frann Mary Frann
American
Alan Lomax Alan Lomax
American

Junot Díaz Junot Díaz
Dominican, American

Jacob Riis Jacob Riis
American

Iqbal Masih Iqbal Masih
Pakistani

Gary Snyder Gary Snyder
American

Mahmoud Darwish Mahmoud Darwish
Palestinian

Lucy Stone Lucy Stone
American

Alexander Berkman Alexander Berkman
French, Russian
Molly Burke Molly Burke
Canadian

A. J. Muste A. J. Muste
American
Ingrid Newkirk Ingrid Newkirk
British, American

samuel gompers Samuel Gompers
British, American

Kate Sheppard Kate Sheppard
New Zealander

Edith Dircksey Cowan Edith Cowan
Australian