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Pete’s fingers can strum no longer, but, thanks to him, people around the world can have many “singing tomorrows.”
He risked his life in the underground against the Nazis, helped rebuild German social democracy after the war and laid the groundwork for reconciliation of East and West. Lebe wohl, Willy!
After his release from death row for a crime he did not commit, Tibbs found a sense of purpose and community as an anti-death-penalty activist.
André possessed a radical view of what might matter to our world.
The late organizer helped pave a progressive path forward for New York and elsewhere.
Listening to Coleman recite changed my understanding of black poetry.
Doris Lessing responded to the contradictions of our time by facing them with unmatched courage.
To a young journalist in the early 1980s Doug seemed already to have lived an impossible number of lives.
Doug Ireland followed the truth wherever it took him.
Would anyone else in the “art world” really care about getting a really good hamburger?