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1858 –  Emmeline Goulden was born on July 14 in in Manchester, England.           – Her father, Robert Goulden was a successful businessman and committed abolitionist           – Her mother, Sophia Crane was active in the early days of the British suffragette movement and Emmeline would accompany her mother to suffrage meetings from a ..

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1899 – Born on the 12th of July. 1940 – He organized a group of 750 men who marched to the Montgomery county courthouse. 1954 – He ran for a seat on the county Democratic executive committee. 1956 – He described the Montgomery Bus Boycott to an audience of supporters in New York City’s Madison ..

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1883 – Born on August 6th in Kittanning, Pennsylvania. American author, organic farmer, and socialist. 1911 – Received his Ph.D. in Economics, Pennsylvania. 1915 – Fired by Wharton School, because of his campaign against child labor. 1918-1972 – Wrote The Great Madness, The Twilight of Empire, With Helen Nearing:Living the Good Life, The Conscience of ..

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1934 – Born on the 27th of  February in  Winsted ,Connecticut, U.S.A.1955 – He graduated at Princeton University. 1958 – He served in the United States Army for six months. 1959 – He began working as a lawyer in Hartford,Connecticut. 1961 – He was a Professor of History and Government at the University of Hartford. ..

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1897 – Born on October 7th in Sandersville. The leader of the black separatist religious movement known as the Nation of Islam (sometimes called Black Muslims) in the United States. 1923-1930 – The son of sharecroppers and former slaves, Muhammad moved to Detroit where he became assistant minister to the founder of the sect, Wallace ..

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1793 – Born on January 3rd. Lucretia Mott was born Lucretia Coffin. She was raised in a Quaker community in Massachusetts, "thoroughly imbued with women’s rights" (in her words). 1818 – She was serving as a minister in the Quacker religion. 1827 – She and her husband followed Elias Hicks in the "Great Separation", opposing ..

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US musician, photographer, and activist for vegetarianism and animal rights   wrote vegetarian cookbooks "Linda McCartney's Home Cooking" 1989, "Linda's Kitchen" 1996, photograph collection "Linda McCartney's Sixties: Portrait of an Era" 1992   founded line of frozen vegetarian dinners 1991   wife of Paul McCa..

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1946 – Born in New York City, USA. 1967 – Educated and earned BS, in Radcliffe College. 1973 – Earned a degree of PhD Molecular Biology, in California Institute of Technology. 1977 – 1979 – She was director of the Office of Global Issues of the National Security Council, covering nuclear proliferation, conventional arms sales ..

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1956 – Born on January 24th in Taourirt Moussa, Kabylia, Algeria. Algerian singer and activist celebrated in song the language and culture of the Berbers (Amazigh), an ancient North African people that represents about one-fifth of the Algerian population. 1978 – Released his first album Ay Izem (The Lion). 1995 – Published his autobiography, Rebelle. ..

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