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Claudia Jones, Caribbean American political leader, communist, and journalist, was born February 15, 1915, in the British West Indies (now Trinidad). She migrated to New York in 1922, where she became a multi-faceted activist, beginning with the Scottsboro Case in the 1930s.


(Laura) Jane Addams (September 6, 1860-May 21, 1935) won worldwide recognition in the first third of the twentieth century as a pioneer social worker in America, as a feminist, and as an internationalist. She received the Nobel Peace Prize in 1931. She was born in Cedarville, Illinois, the eighth of nine children. Her father was a prosperous miller and local political leader who served for sixteen years as a state senator and fought as an officer in the Civil War; he was a friend of…


Bacon Rind (ca.1860-1932) An Osage political leader from the late nineteenth to early twentieth century. Wah-She-Hah (Star-That-Travels) was his name in his native tongue.


There's something chilling about seeing Hitler shaking hands with an admiring young child. It resembles hundreds of other photos of political leaders shaking hands with children, and the banality of the photo is disturbing. "Previously unseen" photo of Hitler Source: