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Lynda Bellingham: I have weeks left so I’ve picked the date I'll die

Lynda Bellingham, chooses when to die, as she faces cancer, dying with dignity, <3

The legacy of Terry Fox's dream

Viola Irene Desmond (née Davis), businesswoman, civil libertarian (born 6 July 1914queen Africa nanc in Halifax, NS; died 7 February 1965 in New York, NY). Viola Desmond built a career as a beautician and was a mentor to young Black women in Nova Scotia through her Desmond School of Beauty Culture. It is, however, the story of her courageous refusal to accept an act of racial discrimination that provided inspiration to a later generation of Black persons in Nova Scotia and in the rest of…

US anti-Vietnam war priest Daniel Berrigan dies aged 94

Daniel Berrigan marching with about 40 others outside of the Riverside Research Center in New York (09 April 1982)

Maya Angelou: In her own words

Forget the cookie-cutter Valentine's Day greetings and the cheesy rom-com clichés. When it comes to lessons on love, we'd rather look to those who have d...

Family of Russell Means sing on horseback in 12-hour memorial for the American Indian activist and star of Last of the Mohicans

Canada Lee (March 3, 1907 – May 9, 1952) was an American actor who pioneered roles for African Americans. A champion of civil rights in the 1930s and 1940s, he died shortly before he was scheduled to appear before the House Un-American Activities Committee. He became an actor after careers as a jockey, boxer, and musician.[1] Lee furthered the African-American tradition in theater pioneered by such actors as Paul Robeson. Lee is the father of actor Carl Lee.