Famous social activists who have play a vital role in bringing about positive change in the society.

Social activists play a vital role in bringing about positive change in the society. Here is a list of famous social activists from all over the world. This list of famous social activists includes names like Ben Shapiro, Jeffrey Wright, Torrey DeVito, Mena Suvari, Bryan Stevenson and many more.
Ben Shapiro Ben Shapiro
American

Eartha Kitt Eartha Kitt
American

Mena Suvari Mena Suvari
American

Will Geer Will Geer
American

Jason Ralph Jason Ralph
American

Bianca Jagger Bianca Jagger
Nicaraguan, British

Betty Ford Betty Ford
American

Ai Weiwei Ai Weiwei
Chinese

Naomi Klein Naomi Klein
Canadian

Columba Bush Columba Bush
Mexican, American

Bob McNair Bob McNair
American
Donna Rice Donna Rice
American
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Kate Walsh Kate Walsh
American

Martin SheenMartin Sheen
Spanish, Irish, American

Manisha KoiralaManisha Koirala
Indian, Nepalese

Karamo BrownKaramo Brown
American

Marlo ThomasMarlo Thomas
American
Amala AkkineniAmala Akkineni
Indian

GautamiGautami
Indian
Sheryl Lee RalphSheryl Lee Ralph
American

Julian BondJulian Bond
American

Rahul BoseRahul Bose
Indian
Leonard PeltierLeonard Peltier
American

Bayard RustinBayard Rustin
American
Abigail DisneyAbigail Disney
American

Robin CavendishRobin Cavendish
British

Jonas SavimbiJonas Savimbi
Angolan

Sadako SasakiSadako Sasaki
Japanese

Boots RileyBoots Riley
American
Vandana ShivaVandana Shiva
Indian

Billy BartyBilly Barty
American

Daniel FranzeseDaniel Franzese
American

Horst WesselHorst Wessel
German
Harry HopkinsHarry Hopkins
American
Mordechai VanunuMordechai Vanunu
Israeli, Moroccan

Carrie NationCarrie Nation
American

K'naanK'naan
Canadian, Somalian

Mary WhitehouseMary Whitehouse
British
Louise MichelLouise Michel
French

Waris DirieWaris Dirie
Austrian, Somalian
Mother JonesMother Jones
Irish, American

Sister NiveditaSister Nivedita
Irish

Wat TylerWat Tyler
British
Ken Saro-WiwaKen Saro-Wiwa
Nigerian

Dorothy HeightDorothy Height
American
Amílcar CabralAmílcar Cabral
Bissau-Guinean

Rachel CorrieRachel Corrie
American

Michael HarringtonMichael Harrington
American
Albertina SisuluAlbertina Sisulu
South African

Buenaventura DurrutiBuenaventura Durruti
Spanish
Bobby MurcerBobby Murcer
American

Errico MalatestaErrico Malatesta
Italian

Jan PalachJan Palach
Czech

Ferdinand LassalleFerdinand Lassalle
German, Polish
Anna Mae AquashAnna Mae Aquash
Canadian

Bill HaywoodBill Haywood
American

Johann Heinrich PestalozziJohann Heinrich Pestalozzi
Swiss

Mary DyerMary Dyer
British, American

MirabehnMirabehn
Indian, British
Omar MukhtarOmar Mukhtar
Libyan

Mary Parker FollettMary Parker Follett
American
Toni Cade BambaraToni Cade Bambara
American

Stenka RazinStenka Razin
Russian

Chico MendesChico Mendes
Brazilian
Elizabeth Gurley FlynnElizabeth Gurley Flynn
American

Zoya KosmodemyanskayaZoya Kosmodemyanskaya
Russian, Russian
William Monroe TrotterWilliam Monroe Trotter
American

Ela BhattEla Bhatt
Indian
Emily HobhouseEmily Hobhouse
British

Crystal EastmanCrystal Eastman
American

Hrant DinkHrant Dink
Turkish
Theaster GatesTheaster Gates
American

Septima Poinsette ClarkSeptima Poinsette Clark
American
Nkosi JohnsonNkosi Johnson
South African