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Black French-American rights activist Josephine Baker enters Panthéon

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Josephine Baker, the French-American civil rights activist, music hall superstar and second world war resistance hero, is set to become the first Black woman to enter France’s Panthéon mausoleum of revered historical ...

NBA star and activist changes name to Enes Kanter Freedom

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Boston Celtics center Enes Kanter is changing his name to “Enes Kanter Freedom” as he prepares to become a US citizen. Kanter’s manager, Hank Fetic, told the Associated Press that Kanter will have his citizenship oath...

Vlugtelinge-aktivis wat in die Griekse hof in die gesig gestaar word, is 'in limbo' gelaat nadat verhoor uitgestel is

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N Ierse verweerder onder 24 Hulpwerkers wat van spioenasie in Griekeland beskuldig word, het gesê hy is in 'n wettige "limbo" gelaat nadat hul verhoor uitgestel is, verlenging van 'n beproewing wat toenemende vyandigheid teenoor ...

Casey Harrell: the climate activist taking on Wall Street – and the muscle-wasting disease that’s killing him

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Two months into the pandemic, Casey Harrell was diagnosed with the neurodegenerative disease amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). The 43-year-old climate activist started noticing symptoms in 2019, shortly after the b...

Nalleli Cobo: die jong aktivis wat haar LA-buurt teen groot olie gelei het

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Op die ouderdom van nege, Nalleli Cobo het neusbloeding so erg begin kry dat sy regop moes slaap om nie aan die bloed te verstik nie. Dan was daar die maagkrampe, naarheid, hoofpyne en liggaamspasmas, wat gemaak het...

Titania McGrath: Mxnifesto review – Twitter activist misfires on all cylinders

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Titania McGrath, the “radical intersectionalist poet and Twitter activist” created by Andrew Doyle and played by actor Alice Marshall, is back with a new “mxnifesto”. The show, originally staged in 2019, has been rewr...

Klimaataktivis beseer en kollega sterf in 'n paramotorongeluk in Highlands

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Sacha dench, wat 'n wêreld-eerste omseiling van die vasteland van Brittanje in 'n valskermsweer probeer bewus maak van die klimaatkrisis, is ernstig beseer tydens 'n motorongeluk in die westelike Highlan..

‘How is Pauli Murray not a household name?’ The extraordinary life of the US’s most radical activist

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It seems inconceivable that someone like Pauli Murray could have slipped through the cracks of US history. A lawyer, activist, scholar, poet and priest, Murray led a trailblazing life that altered the course of histor...

The Activist: reality TV show to be ‘reimagined’ as documentary after backlash

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A reality TV show that planned to pit activists against each other in an X-Factor style contest judged by celebrities is to be drastically “reimagined” after it sparked a backlash from campaigners. The Activist, which...

Activist investor ups stake in WH Smith but backs management

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The activist investor calling for a shake-up at Rolls-Royce has upped its stake in WH Smith but insisted it iswas supportive of management at the struggling high street chain. Causeway Capital Management is the retail...

Melbourne student and climate activist runs for board seat at energy giant AGL

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An 18-year-old student and climate change campaigner is bidding for a seat on the board of energy company AGL, Australia’s biggest greenhouse gas emitter. Ashjayeen Sharif, from Melbourne, wants the company to phase o...

Civil rights activist faces charges after reporting racist attack in Indiana

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A Black civil rights activist who reported that a group of white men assaulted him and threatened to “get a noose” at a southern Indiana lake is facing criminal charges more than a year after the confrontation that ea...

Robert Parris Moses, civil rights activist, sterf bejaardes 86

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Robert Parris Moses, a civil rights activist who endured beatings and jail time while leading Black voter registration drives in the American south during the 1960s and later helped improve minority education in math,...

Environment activist shot dead outside Nairobi home after death threats

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A prominent environment activist has been shot dead near her home in Kenya, after receiving multiple death threats following her campaign against the development of wetlands in a national park. Joannah Stutchbury, 67,...

Activist investor Elliott tries to force GSK boss to reapply for her job

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The US activist investor Elliott Management has in effect demanded Dame Emma Walmsley reapply for her job as chief executive of GlaxoSmithKline before the pharmaceutical company’s demerger of its consumer healthcare d...

Far-right activist Ammon Bundy announces run for Idaho governor

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Far-right anti-government activist and militia figure Ammon Bundy has announced a bid to be governor of Idaho governor in a further sign of the rightward trend of politics in the rural and Republican-dominated state. ...

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