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1905 – Born on the 6th of December.          – She is perhaps best know for her Newbery Medal winning novel Amos Fortune, Free Man.   1950 – "Amos Fortune, Free Man".   1981 – Her autobiography consists of three volumes: My Diary, My World. 1983 – My Widening World. 1984 – One Writer’s ..

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1916 – Born in Augusta, Georgia   1937 – Studied at Paine College   1938 – Took up his masters at Fisk University   1939 – Went to graduate school at the University of Chicago   1939-1941 – Taught in English in the South   1941-1944 – He was a laboratory technician   1944 – ..

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1795 – Born in Dundee, Scotland; the birth of a social reformer   1818-1820 – toured the United States with her sister   1824 – settled in the United States promoting nonviolent emancipation   1829-1830 – coedited the Free Enquirer – advocated for free love, birth control, women’s rights. and free public education – freed ..

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1328 – Birth of the precursor of the Protestant Reformation   1377-1378 – views became more radical and he officially rejected the biblical basis of papal authority in his statement called De potestate papae – insisted on the scripture’s primacy of truth and advocated for theological reform   1377 – forced to appear before the ..

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1912 – Born on May 8th in Winnipeg, Canada. Canadian poet, critic, historian, travel writer, playwright, scriptwriter, and editor, whose work, particularly his poetry, reflects his belief that revolutionary changes would take place in society. 1940 – Founded and edited the radical literary magazine Now and also worked for the anarchist publisher Freedom Press.     ..

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1953 – Born on March 21st in England. 1973 – He spent two seasons as a Ringling Brothers clown before joining the country’s largest tent show, Circus Vargus, for an additional year. 1975 – He was hired as a puppeteer for a local troupe run by Donna Harris. 1980 – Left to form Clarion Shadow ..

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1929 – Christa Ihlenfeld Wolf, born on the 18th of March in Landsberg an der Warthe, then in Germany. She is one of the best-known writers to emerge from the former East Germany. She is a literary critic, novelist, and essayist. 1945 – She and her family were expelled from her home across the new ..

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1962 – Naomi Wolf, born on the 12th of November in San Francisco, California. She is an American writer. At a relatively young age, she became literary star of what was later described as the ‘third-wave’ of the feminist movement and she is also known for her advocacy of progressive politics. 1984 – Graduated from ..

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