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Martin Luther King

(1929—1968) American Baptist minister and civil rights leader

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Andrew Young

Andrew Young  

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(b. 12 March 1932),civil rights activist, politician, and ambassador. Born in New Orleans, Louisiana, Andrew Jackson Young Jr. was the son of Andrew Jackson Young Sr., a dentist, and ...
Harris Wofford

Harris Wofford  

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(b. New York City, 26 Apr. 1926)US; US Senator 1991–5 The son of an insurance company executive, Wofford grew up in New York and, after a spell of military service, attended Chicago, Yale, and the ...
Religion and Politics

Religion and Politics  

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There can be no precise and agreed definition of religion. The origin of the word is of little help, for it descends from the Latin religiare, to bind, which suggests the broadest possible boundaries ...
Stokely Carmichael

Stokely Carmichael  

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(b. 29 June 1941; d. 15 November 1998),activist and writer who popularized the “Black Power” slogan in the 1960s. A native of Trinidad, Carmichael, later known as Kwame Ture ...

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