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103-Year-Old Civil Rights Icon: 'Thank God I Learned That Color Makes No Difference'

American-born, Japanese activist Yuri Kochiyama. After Pearl Harbor the FBI jailed her father, who died one day after his release. She was interned for 3 years. In Harlem, she became acquainted with Malcolm X and at his assassination in 1965, she held him in her arms as he lay dying. She supported African American, Asian American and Puerto Rican rights, and in 1988 won internee reparations from the US Government. Nominated for a Nobel Peace Prize in “1,000 Women for the Nobel Peace Prize…


The TIME Vault: 1955

1977 TIME Magazine Man of the Year - Anwar Sadat. Sadat was the third President of Egypt, serving from 15 October 1970 until his assassination by fundamentalist army officers on 6 October 1981. In his eleven years as president, he changed Egypt's direction. he engaged in negotiations with Israel, culminating in the Egypt–Israel Peace Treaty. This won him the Nobel Peace Prize but also made him unpopular among some Arabs, eventually resulting in his assassination.

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