10 Moms Who Changed the World - mom.me-Benazir Bhutto, first Prime Minister of Pakistan [and of any Muslim state]. She ended the military dictatorship & fought for women's rights. Inspiration to women across globe. She was assassinated in a suicide attack in 2007. August 2, 2014
First to lead a Muslim state. As the 11th prime minister of Pakistan, Benazir Bhutto became the first woman to head a Muslim state in 1988. She ended military dictatorship in the country, and was noted for her battle for women's rights. She was assassinated in a suicide attack in 2007.
Miguel Angel Asturias - of Guatemala. A poet, he saw military dictatorship destroy his country and wrote about it. He too went into exile to write "Hombres de Maiz" a book about the Maya culture and traditions. During his time Indians in the Spanish speaking world were deemed the "untouchables." His writing was admired in Europe where he received the Lenin Peace Price - while he was marginalized in the United States for his politics. He won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1967.
01.01.2011-31.08.2016 President Dilma Rousseff, Brazil Dilma Vana Linhares Rousseff is a former student leader who fought Brazil's military dictatorship as a guerrilla during the early 1970s and an economist.
Hundreds of Veterans to Join Water Protectors at Standing Rock to Protest Dakota Access Pipeline. "High-profile veterans including U.S. Rep. Tulsi Gabbard of Hawaii and retired Baltimore police officer/whistleblower Michael A. Wood, Jr. plan to attend."