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1939 – Born on the 25th of March in New York City.   1959 – Finished BA Theater Arts at Queens College New York.   1964 – Awarded MA at City University of New York.   1965-1969 – Served as Professor in City College of New York, Rutgers University and Spelman College.   1972 – ..

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1937 – Born on the 12th of April in Leech Lake Indian Reservation in northern Minnesota. Banks is also known as Nowa Cumig (Naawakamig in the Double Vowel System); his name in the Ojibwe language means "In the Center of the Ground". 1968 – He is the  co-founded the American Indian Movement (AIM). 1969-1971 – ..

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African American Civil Rights activist. 1903 – Born on the 13th of December in Norfolk, Virginia. 1927 – Attended Shaw University in Raleigh, North Carolina. 1929-1930 – Editorial staff member of the American West Indian News, going on to take the position of editorial assistant at the Negro National News. 1930 – Involved in consumer ..

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1945 – Born on the 19th of June in Yangon, Burma. 1964 – Graduating from Lady Shri Ram College in New Delhi. 1972 – Married Dr. Michael Aris, a scholar of Tibetan culture, living abroad in Bhutan. 1988 – Returned to Myanmarto take care of her ailing mother.        – Entered politics to work for ..

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1924 – Born this year. 1948 – Co-founded National Homosexual Association. 1989 – Axil & Eigil Axgil became the first gay couple to be legally married in Copenhagen, Denmark. 1995 – Died this year. 2.7 / 5 ( ..

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1723 – Attucks Crispus was born. 1768 – He is remembered for being part of a crowd of 30 or more workers protesting against the presence of British troops in Boston. Boston had been under military occupation. 1770 – Died on the 5th of March.            – His quarrel with the British soldiers ..

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         – Arnold Aronson came to the civil rights movement as a leader of the National Jewish Community Relations Advisory Council (NJCRAC), a coalition of national and local Jewish agencies. 1950-1960 – As co-founder of the pioneering Leadership Conference on Civil Rights, a driving force behind the passage of the landmark civil rights legislation, ..

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1919 – Born to a poor family in Wyszków near Warsaw. 1939 – A week after the German invasion of Poland, he escaped with his members of the group from Warsaw to the eastern regions in the hopes that the Polish would slow down the German advance. 1940 – He returned to Warsaw in January, ..

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US abolitionist and suffragist   with Elizabeth Cady Stanton, co-published weekly suffragist journal "The Revolution" 1868-1870   led group of women to polls in Rochester, New York, 1872, to test women’s right to vote, but stopped and arrested     attempted to vote in municipal election 1873, but arrested, tried, and convicted for violating voting ..

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