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    Stevenson, Bryan

    6 pages Biography

    Lawyer; Social Activist Born: November 14, 1959; Milton, DelawarePrimary Field: Civil RightsAffiliation: Equal Justice Initiative Bryan Stevenson is an attorney and human rights activist whose mission is to end the...

    From Human Rights Innovators Vol. 2.  Ipswich, MA: Salem Press/Grey House, 2016. 

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    Sheehan, Cindy

    7 pages Biography

    Political Activist; Writer Born: July 10, 1957; Inglewood, CaliforniaPrimary Field: Anti-War MovementAffiliation: Peace and Freedom Party Cindy Sheehan is a political activist and writer whom some credit with reviving...

    From Human Rights Innovators Vol. 2.  Ipswich, MA: Salem Press/Grey House, 2016. 

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    Smiley, Tavis

    6 pages Biography

    Radio Talk-Show Host; Writer, Commentator; Lecturer Born: September 13, 1964; Gulfport, MississippiPrimary Field: Black Rights AdvocacyAffiliation: Media & Entertainment Industry Tavis Smiley, the host of the daily,...

    From Human Rights Innovators Vol. 2.  Ipswich, MA: Salem Press/Grey House, 2016. 

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    Mandela, Nelson

    6 pages Biography

    President of South Africa Born: July 18, 1918; Mvezo, Cape Province, South AfricaDied: December 5, 2013; Johannesburg, South AfricaPrimary Field: Anti-Apartheid In August 1962 Nelson Mandela, who not long before had...

    From Human Rights Innovators Vol. 2.  Ipswich, MA: Salem Press/Grey House, 2016. 

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    Jones, Van

    6 pages Biography

    Lawyer; Writer; Activist Born: 1968; Jackson, TennesseePrimary Field: Civil Rights / Environmental JusticeAffiliation: Ella Baker Center for Human Rights; Council on Environmental Quality; Green for All Van Jones is “the...

    From Human Rights Innovators Vol. 1.  Ipswich, MA: Salem Press/Grey House, 2016. 

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    Chomsky, Noam

    6 pages Biography

    Linguist; University Professor; Writer; Political Activist Primary Field: EducationBorn: Dec. 7, 1928; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania “Noam Chomsky's position in the history of ideas is comparable to that of Darwin or...

    From Human Rights Innovators Vol. 1.  Ipswich, MA: Salem Press/Grey House, 2016. 

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    Ringgold, Faith

    6 pages Biography

    Artist; Writer; Educator; Activist Born: October 8, 1930; Harlem, New York City, New YorkPrimary Field: Arts and CultureAffiliation: Narrative Quilts; Painting Driven by a fierce desire to communicate her ideas,...

    From Human Rights Innovators Vol. 2.  Ipswich, MA: Salem Press/Grey House, 2016. 

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    Deer, Ada E.

    6 pages Biography

    Social Worker; Political and Social Activist; Educator Born: Aug. 7, 1935; Keshena, WisconsinPrimary Field: EducationAffiliation: Native American Affairs When she was sworn into office on July 16, 1993, Ada E. Deer, a...

    From Human Rights Innovators Vol. 1.  Ipswich, MA: Salem Press/Grey House, 2016. 

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    Kennedy, Jr., Robert F.

    6 pages Biography

    Lawyer; Environmental Advocate Born: January 17, 1954; Washington, D.C.Primary Field: Environmental SustainabilityAffiliation: Riverkeeper “To me, the environment cannot be separated from the economy, housing, civil...

    From Human Rights Innovators Vol. 1.  Ipswich, MA: Salem Press/Grey House, 2016. 

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    Wolfson, Evan

    6 pages Biography

    Attorney; Civil Rights Advocate Born: February 4, 1957; Brooklyn, New YorkPrimary Field: Civil RightsAffiliation: Freedom to Marry Evan Wolfson, the founder (in 2001) and executive director of the organization Freedom to...

    From Human Rights Innovators Vol. 2.  Ipswich, MA: Salem Press/Grey House, 2016. 

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    Dees, Jr., Morris S.

    6 pages Biography

    Organization Official; Trial Lawyer; Civil Rights Activist Born: December 16, 1936; Shorter, AlabamaPrimary Field: Race and Income EqualityAffiliation: Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) “Remember me by my clients—they...

    From Human Rights Innovators Vol. 1.  Ipswich, MA: Salem Press/Grey House, 2016. 

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    Menchu, Rigoberta

    5 pages Biography

    Guatemalan Human Rights Activist Born: 1959; Chimel, GuatemalaPrimary Field: Social Justice & Equality – Guatemala's Indigenous PeopleAffiliation: Nobel Peace Prize “My country has two faces,” the Guatemalan human rights...

    From Human Rights Innovators Vol. 2.  Ipswich, MA: Salem Press/Grey House, 2016. 

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    Mortenson, Greg

    6 pages Biography

    Humanitarian; Writer Born: December 27, 1957; St. Cloud, MinnesotaPrimary Field: Worldwide Education ReformAffiliation: Central Asia Institute; Pennies for Peace A wrong turn that Greg Mortenson took in 1992, at the age...

    From Human Rights Innovators Vol. 2.  Ipswich, MA: Salem Press/Grey House, 2016. 

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    King, Jr., Martin Luther

    6 pages Biography

    Clergyman and Civil Rights Leader Born: January 15, 1929; Atlanta, GeorgiaDied: April 4, 1968; Memphis, TennesseePrimary Field: Civil RightsAffiliation: National Association for the Advancement of Colored People...

    From Human Rights Innovators Vol. 1.  Ipswich, MA: Salem Press/Grey House, 2016. 

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    Kovic, Ron

    6 pages Biography

    Writer; Peace Activist Born: July 4, 1946; Ladysmith, WisconsinPrimary Field: Anti-War For the past twenty years, the Vietnam veteran and antiwar activist Ron Kovic has been waging war on several fronts: against public...

    From Human Rights Innovators Vol. 1.  Ipswich, MA: Salem Press/Grey House, 2016. 

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    Shcharansky, Anatoly

    5 pages Biography

    Jewish Activist; Dissident Born: January 20, 1948; Donetsk, Soviet UnionPrimary Field: Political DissidentGroup Affiliation: Jewish Dissident Movement On February 11, 1986, the internationally renowned Soviet-Jewish...

    From Human Rights Innovators Vol. 2.  Ipswich, MA: Salem Press/Grey House, 2016. 

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    Banks, Dennis

    6 pages Biography

    American Indian Leader and Social Activist Born: April 12, 1937; Leech Lake Indian Reservation, MinnesotaPrimary Field: Social ReformAffiliation: Chippewa As one of the founders and leaders of the American Indian...

    From Human Rights Innovators Vol. 1.  Ipswich, MA: Salem Press/Grey House, 2016. 

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    Fornos, Werner H.

    6 pages Biography

    Population Scientist; Social Activist Born: November 5, 1933; Leipzig, GermanyDied: January 16; VirginiaPrimary Field: Population Control “Humanity is growing much too fast for its own good,” Werner H. Fornos, the...

    From Human Rights Innovators Vol. 1.  Ipswich, MA: Salem Press/Grey House, 2016. 

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    Timerman, Jacobo

    5 pages Biography

    Journalist; Author; Social Activist Born: January 6, 1923; Bar, Ukrainian SSR, Soviet UnionDied: November 11, 1999; Buenos Aires, ArgentinaPrimary Field: Human RightsAffiliation: Zionism One of Argentina's most...

    From Human Rights Innovators Vol. 2.  Ipswich, MA: Salem Press/Grey House, 2016. 

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    Pisani, Elizabeth

    6 pages Biography

    Epidemiologist; Journalist Born: August 7, 1964; Cincinnati, OhioPrimary Field: Public Health; Sexual HealthAffiliation: Ternyata Ltd.; UNAIDS “When people ask me what I do for a living, I say, ‘Sex and drugs.’ I used to...

    From Human Rights Innovators Vol. 2.  Ipswich, MA: Salem Press/Grey House, 2016.