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Andrew Boyd was a prolific journalist and popular historian who for decades enlivened the Belfast writing scene with his trenchant opinions and researches into the city's history and politics who recently passed away.
A tribute to the writer, feminist and modern-day matriarch.
Luper’s courage at a young age helped change the course of race relations in Oklahoma City.
We often need a crazy-genius-zealot to wake us up. Jack Kevorkian played that part well.
Kate Swift's generous legacy to the world includes both her revolutionary influence on language as well as her prolific social activism.
The lead singer of the punk band X-Ray Spex never stopped using her music to fight against poverty, war, racism and sexism.
Throughout his life and work, Howard Zinn was fashioning a living concept of what it means to be a good citizen.
Remembering a 1950s radical who developed his values, critical thinking and world view in a time when non-conforming was rare.
The high lonesome sound that touched so many, so deeply, could only have been born of both strife and fight-back in equal proportions.