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    The 'Before it's gone — Take it back' campaign started in #NYC to fight #gentrification and has supporters as far away as India. Organizer inspired by Spike Lee's 'Do the Right Thing.' www.nydailynews.c... #bethechange



    Winona LaDuke. American Indian activist, environmentalist, economist & writer of Anishinaabe descent. A graduate of Harvard and Antioch Universities with advanced degrees in rural economic development. Executive Director of Honor the Earth, which she founded in 1989. LaDuke became an activist in Anishinaabe issues, helping found the Indigenous Women's Network in 1985.

    Marcus Garvey was a Jamaican political leader who started the Universal Negro Improvement Association(UNIA). This organized had over fifty thousand members and created other organizations to help the black community.

    Activists Discuss Racial Inequalities Within Feminist Movement

    Activism is hard. No matter the cause you are fighting for.

    Graves of a Catholic woman and her Protestant husband, who were not allowed to be buried together. Roermond, NL, 1888

    Martin Luther King Jr being attacked as he marched nonviolently for the Chicago Freedom Movement, 1966, which was the most ambitious civil rights campaign in the North of the United States, and lasted from mid-1965 to early 1967.

    creative activist...and then we actually do it.

    I may not fit some ideas abotu gender, and I am a proud part of DC. "Some think I should dress more like a woman. Some think I should dress more like a man." [follow this link to find an insightful short clip featuring a number of trans* activists answering the question, "How do you describe your gender identity?": www.thesociologic...]

    Maya Angelou: author, poet, civil rights activist, singer, dancer, professor, first Sanfrancisco woman cable car conductor.... the renaissance woman.

    "The Haymakers". July 22, 1910. African American women. At that time, middle-class Black women who were supported by their husbands and did not have to work were generally very socially and politically active, whether fighting for Blacks' civil rights or organizing to keep the Black community together.

    Young Black Man In A Car Crash Knocked On Doors Asking For Help And Was Shot And Killed By Police

    Civil Rights Activist Amelia Boynton Robinson, 1927. Ran for the Congress from Alabama in 1964, the 1st female African-American ever to do so & the 1st female of any race to run for the ticket of the Democratic Party in Alabama. As of today she is 101 years old.

    A dying soldier clutching to a priest after being hit by sniper fire. Whether you're religious or not, this soldier was given comfort in this last moments by an extraordinary brave man.

    Black History This Is The Time When Blacks Couldn't Do The Same Things White People Could Do.