The greatest heroes are made of courage and wisdom built through years of overcoming struggle. Riad Seif is one of the many valiant heroes who have dedicated their lives to confronting the repressive Syrian regime. […]
Against the will of her family and the wishes of those in power, Joan Trumpauer Mulholland gives us a beautiful example of personal courage, commitment and drive to raise awareness about generations of social injustice. […]
At the age of 30, the newly appointed Chief Joseph of the Wallowa band of the Nez Perce had little idea that he would hold the fate and lives of his people and his culture. […]
In the mid 1990’s a small minority tribe living in the Niger River Delta stood up for their rights that had been taken by their government and by transnational oil companies. Because of their efforts, […]
Forced into the spotlight, Lynn Henning decided to take action and seek to protect her community from millions of tons of toxic sludge and fumes that had caused terrible illnesses and diseases. The middle aged […]
The outgoing, charismatic and handsome Hans Scholl started his young life following the Nazi party in the increasingly unstable German nation of the 1930s. Full of hope and excitement, Scholl believed in the unquestioned authority […]
Martin Luther King, Jr. is one of the few people in history who have so profoundly changed the world in such a short time. His visions and actions for social unity, racial brotherhood, true peace and social welfare were not only carefully thought and weighed, but also acted upon with strategic finesse.