Moral Heroes is an archive of inspirational men, women and youth throughout history that have sacrificed for the betterment of others socially, physically, politically, economically, or environmentally.

They are highlighted here to remind, encourage and inspire those of us who follow.

India
Dashrath Manjhi

Dashrath Manjhi

We all have mountains standing in our path, making life more difficult than it should be. But what if a literal mountain, three hundred feet...

Italy
Luigi Ciotti

Luigi Ciotti

For over a century the criminal syndicate in Sicily, Italy named the “Cosa Nostra” has been forcefully controlling the region. The...

United States
Dolores Huerta

Dolores Huerta

A small woman with a relentless spirit and a lifetime of sacrifice, Dolores Huerta has spent almost 60 years on the front lines of labor...

Malaysia
Fan Yew Teng

Fan Yew Teng

Remembered for his commitment to virtue and his uncompromising character, Fan Yew Teng lived a life that empowered others through knowledge,...

Top 10 List
Top 10 Heroes of 2013

Top 10 Heroes of 2013

Once again we are excited to publish our annual collection of 10 inspirational heroes. These heroes are compiled from awards, honors and lists...

United States
George Ballis

George Ballis

A Megaphone for the Marginalized Few give their entire life to serving others. George “Elfie” Ballis is one of those few. He was a powerful...

United States
Bob Zellner

Bob Zellner

Civil Rights Foot Soldier From a family line of KKK members, Bob Zellner became one of the first white southerners to engage in the early civil...

Tibet
Lobsang Tenzin

Lobsang Tenzin

An Imprisoned Hero Lobsang Tenzin continually risked his health and safety to advocate for the needs of political prisoners in Tibet and for...

Sudan
Fatima Ahmed Ibrahim

Fatima Ahmed Ibrahim

A Pioneer in Women’s RightsFor over 60 years Fatima Ahmed Ibrahim placed herself at the forefront of women’s rights and social change in...

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