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1821 – She was born on the 3rd day of February this year in Bristol, England.   1832 – The family immigrated to the United States, and set up a refinery in New York City. After the death of her father, she took up a career in teaching. Desiring to apply herself to the practice ..

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1946 – Born on the 18th of December in King William’s Town, South Africa.        – Founder of South Africa’s Black Consciousness Movement. 1966 – After being expelled from high school for political activism, Biko enrolled in and graduated  from St. Francis College, a liberal boarding school in Natal, and then entered the University of ..

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1921 – Daniel Berrigan was born on the 9th of May in Virginia, Minnesota. 1939 – He joined the Jesuits directly out of high school. 1952 – He was ordained to the priesthood. 1969 – He was arrested for non-violent protest and sentenced to six years in prison.          – Berrigan decided to participate ..

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1905 – Born on the 5th of November. American activist and politician. 1924 – He served as commencement orator and senior-class valedictorian of Woodward High in June. 1932 – He was admitted to the Ohio Bar.          – President of Cincinnati branch of NAACP. 1938 – Married to Johnnie Mae Elaine Newton.          ..

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English social reformer and Theosophist mystic in India   1847 – Born on the 1st of August in London, England.   1867 – Married a clergyman Frank Besant, younger brother of Walter Besant.   1874 – She authored "The Political Status of Women".   1877 – Wrote "The Law Of Population".   1878 – Wrote ..

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1875 – Born on the 10th of July in Mayesville, South Carolina. She was an educator. 1894 – Graduated in Scotia Seminary near Concord, North Carolina. 1898 – Married Albertus Bethune, a former schoolteacher turned haberdasher. 1904 – A U.S. educator born to former slaves, she made her way through college and founded a school ..

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1748 – He was born on the 15th day of February of this year in Spitalfields, London.   1763 – He obtained his Bachelor’s degree this year at the Queen’s College of Oxford.   1766 – He took his Master’s degree this year at the Queen’s College of Oxford.   1769 – He trained as ..

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Gary L. Bauer is a US conservative activist, lawyer, and Republican administrator. 1946 – Gary L. Bauer was born 4th of May in Covington, Kentucky. 1972-1973 – Served as research Director of Republican National Committee. 1973-1980 – Director of government relations for Direct Mail Marketing Association. 1973 – Bauer received a Juris Doctor degree from ..

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1914 – Daisy Lee Gatson Bates is a US black civil rights activist was born 11th of November in Huttig, Arkansas. 1952 – Elected as President of the Arkansas State Conference of NAACP branches. 1957 – Bates and her husband L.C. Bates were important figures in the Little Rock Integration Crisis. Published a local black ..

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1884 – Born in Wellesley, Massachusetts on the 21st of January.          – He had visited the Soviet Union and wrote a book, Liberty Under the Soviets. 1917 – On the 1st of July, the AUAM responded by creating the Civil Liberties Bureau, headed by Baldwin.          – The CLB separated from the ..

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