Beth Teper
Beth Teper is the executive director of The National Organization for Marriage the "only national, network of people who stand up for traditional marriage. The College blue book was written by Teper w...
Tully Satre
Tully Meehan Satre (born 17 May 1989 in Dover, Delaware) is an American artist, writer and former gay rights youth activist based in Chicago and London. He received a Bachelor of Fine Arts from the Sc...
Zach Hunter
Zach Hunter (born 1991) is an author and anti-slavery activist. When he was 12 years old, he launched Loose Change to Loosen Chains, a student-led effort to raise awareness and funds to end slavery. H...
Lila Rose
Lila Grace Rose (born July 27, 1988) is an American pro-life activist and the founder of the pro-life group Live Action. She conducts undercover investigations of abortion facilities in the United Sta...
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Adam Werbach
Adam Werbach, is an environmental activist, author, and entrepreneur. In 1996, Werbach became the youngest person ever elected as national president of the Sierra Club, at the age of 23. He is the aut...
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Homer Folks
Homer C. Folks (February 18, 1867 - February 14, 1963) was a United States sociologist who worked as a social welfare advocate. He was the New York City Commissioner of Public Charities.
Folks was...
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Katie Sierra suspension controversy
The Katie Sierra suspension controversy began in October 2001 when high school student Katie Sierra was suspended from Sissonville High School for her activism in opposition to the bombing of Afghanis...
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Mattie Stepanek
Matthew Joseph Thaddeus Stepanek (July 17, 1990 – June 22, 2004), known as Mattie J.T. Stepanek, was an American poet who published five best-selling books of poetry. Before his death (at the age of 1...
Rachel Trachtenburg
Rachel Sage Piña-Trachtenburg, better known as Rachel Trachtenburg, is an American musician, singer, actress, model, talk radio host and activist. Trachtenburg is most notable for her key role as drum...
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Margaret Hamilton
Margaret Brainard Hamilton (December 9, 1902 – May 16, 1985) was an American film character actress best known for her portrayal of the Wicked Witch of the West in Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer's classic film T...
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Samantha Smith
Samantha Reed Smith (June 29, 1972 – August 25, 1985) was an American schoolgirl, peace activist and child actress from Manchester, Maine, who became famous in the Cold War era United States and...
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Ryan White
Ryan Wayne White (December 6, 1971 – April 8, 1990) was an American teenager from Kokomo, Indiana, who became a national poster child for HIV/AIDS in the United States, after being expelled from ...
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Alex Koroknay-Palicz
Alex Koroknay-Palicz (born July 2, 1981) is an American activist in Washington, D.C. He is the former executive director of the National Youth Rights Association serving in that post from 2000 till 20...
Treepeople
Treepeople was an alternative rock band from Boise, Idaho, although it spent most of its time and was officially based in Seattle, Washington. The band was composed of Pat Brown (née Schmaljohn, Scott...
Newsboys Strike of 1899
The newsboys' strike of 1899 was a youth-led campaign to force change in the way that Joseph Pulitzer and William Randolph Hearst's newspapers compensated their child labor force of newspaper hawkers....
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Ruby Bridges
Ruby Nell Bridges Hall (born September 8, 1954) is an American activist known for being the first black child to attend an all-white elementary school in the South. She attended William Frantz Element...
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Ryan White Care Act
The Ryan White Comprehensive AIDS Resources Emergency Act (Ryan White CARE Act, Pub.L. 101–381, 104 Stat. 576, enacted August 18, 1990), was an act of the United States Congress and is...
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Claudette Colvin
Claudette Colvin (born September 5, 1939) is a pioneer of the African-American Civil Rights Movement. On March 2, 1955, she was the first person arrested for resisting bus segregation in Montgomery, A...
HIV/AIDS in the United States
The first appearance of HIV/AIDS in the United States was in about 1969, when HIV likely entered the U.S. through a single infected immigrant. In the late 1970s (i.e., 1978) and early 1980s, doctors i...
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