A group of about a dozen local civil rights activists
stood in front of the courthouse after the verdict with their right arms raised in the air.
Human rights groups and civil rights activists
within China have been harshly critical of the government's record on rights, saying it has totally reneged on pledges to improve basic freedoms in the run-up to the Beijing Olympics.
Indeed, each of the 52 chapters could successfully stand alone as brilliantly presented short stories as the boys meet fictionalized versions of a series of memorable characters ranging from civil rights activist
James Meredith to Nobel Prize winning author William Faulkner.
Longtime civil rights activist
Julian Bond was in town recently visiting friends when the subject of Philadelphia's Barnes Foundation came up.
But as historian Barbara Ransby wrote in a superb column for our affiliate, the Progressive Media Project, "Coretta Scott was a civil rights activist
years before she met King."
"To call Rosa Parks a poor, tired seamstress and not talk about her role as a community leader and civil rights activist
as well, is to turn an organized struggle for freedom into a personal act of frustration.
The trope that Bush doesn't give a damn if black people die was repeated by Moore, rapper Kanye West, self-styled civil rights activist
Al Sharpton, and others.
I would love to be a journalist, chief, politician, civil rights activist
, better father, and much more.
1969: Civil rights activist
James Forman marches into a service at the mostly white Riverside Church in New York City and begins reading his "Black Manifesto." Forman charges white churches and synagogues with complicity in slavery and racial oppression, and asks them to pay restitution.
Iranian lawyer and civil rights activist
Shirin Ebadi becomes the first Muslim woman to be awarded a Nobel Peace Prize.
It profiles Chinese-Canadian civil rights activist
Jean Lumb who tells her brave story of her lifelong fight, from the 1930s through to the present, to be recognized as a Canadian, not only for herself but for her people.
Davis for a program featuring a blend of musical performances, dramatic readings, and archival footage, are Emmy recipient, and civil rights activist
Ruby Dee; World War II decorated combat veteran, and actor Charles Durning; film, theater and television actor Joe Mantegna; World War II veteran and Emmy award-winning television actor and film star Tony Randall.