Dean Smith, legendary former North Carolina coach, dies at 83 (updated)
Michael Jordan and others remember him as a mentor.
Charlton Heston
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Dean Smith, legendary former North Carolina coach, dies at 83 (updated)
Michael Jordan and others remember him as a mentor.
Herbert Boyer
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Queen Mother Moore
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Maggie Kuhn
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Jeanette Brooks Priebe
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Bob Morton (naturist)
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Albert Lewis Fletcher
Albert Lewis Fletcher (October 28, 1896 – December 6, 1979) was an American prelate of the Roman Catholic Church. He served as Bishop of Little Rock from 1946 to 1972.
Albert Fletcher was bo...
Warren Farrell
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Margo Schlanger
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Mae Street Kidd
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Albion W. Tourgée
Albion Winegar Tourgée (May 2, 1838 – May 21, 1905) was an American soldier, Radical Republican, lawyer, writer, politician, and diplomat. A pioneer civil rights activist, he founded the Nationa...
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Sandra Feldman
Sandra Feldman (October 13, 1939 – September 18, 2005) was an American civil rights activist, educator and labor leader who served as president of the American Federation of Teachers (AFT) from 1997 t...