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Women That Helped Change The World, The Series: Professor Wangari Muta Maathai, founder of The Green Belt Movement in Kenya

Wangari Muta Maathai

2004 Nobel Laureate, Founder of the Green Belt Movement, environmentalist and activist for social change

“It is the people who must make their leaders change so we must stand up for what we believe in.” …

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Learning

NOT The "I Have a Dream" Speech.

The Martin Luther King holiday often features stills and videos of Dr. King delivering his “I Have a Dream” during the March on Washington in 1963. 767 more words

"We have learned to fly in the air like birds... but we have not learned the simple art of living together"

“The richer we have become materially, the poorer we become morally and spiritually. We have learned to fly in the air like birds and swim in the sea like fish, but we have not learned the simple art of living together as brothers.”

Martin Luther King, Jr.

Quotes For Now

TRIVIA TRAIL: NOBEL PEACE PRIZE WINNER

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Question: What German-born doctor won the 1952 Nobel Peace Prize for his work on behalf of the brotherhood of nations?

Answer: Dr. Albert Schweitzer (born January 14th, 1875), a medical missionary, who was also a well-respected philosopher and acclaimed musician.

HISTORY HAPPENINGS

01-12-2018: Can Trump Defend While Upholding the Rule of Law?

I’ll never defend the obscene concept of unconstitutionally surveilling hard working American citizens without probable cause.  This is not OK under any circumstances and certainly not beneath the ridiculous guise of protecting those same hard-working citizens, who by the way pay for this illegal surveillance of themselves. 641 more words

Constitution Watch

Dalai Lama says successor not required

Institution “served its purpose” and Tibetan Buddhism “not dependent on one individual”, exiled spiritual leader says.

The Dalai Lama has told a German newspaper from his Himalayan homeland that he should be the last Tibetan spiritual leader, ending a centuries-old religious tradition. 302 more words

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