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

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Alice Paul Alice Paul
American

Jacob Riis Jacob Riis
American

Jane Jacobs Jane Jacobs
Canadian

Ron Silver Ron Silver
American

Nancy Kwan Nancy Kwan
Hong Konger, American

Graça Machel Graça Machel
Mozambican

Ingrid Newkirk Ingrid Newkirk
British, American

Ron Kovic Ron Kovic
American
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Dick Cusack Dick Cusack
American

Carré Otis Carré Otis
American

Iqbal Masih Iqbal Masih
Pakistani

Chill Wills Chill Wills
American

Junot Díaz Junot Díaz
Dominican, American

Alan Lomax Alan Lomax
American

Mary Frann Mary Frann
American

Bob McNair Bob McNair
American

Columba Bush Columba Bush
Mexican, American

Mahmoud Darwish Mahmoud Darwish
Palestinian

samuel gompers Samuel Gompers
British, American

Gary Snyder Gary Snyder
American
Hunter Tylo Hunter Tylo
American

Alexander Berkman Alexander Berkman
French, Russian

Lucy Stone Lucy Stone
American