• There’s hope: Erin Brockovich

    The last activist you read about was Henry Highland Garnet, the pastor and former slave whose inspiring oratory skills were instrumental in urging slaves to rebel against masters. This time we focus on a woman who, similarly, encourages victims of injustice to speak out. The difference is these are largely environmental injustices, like pollution. The woman is Erin Brockovich.

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  • There’s hope: Wole Soyinka

    There’s hope: Wole Soyinka

    Last week, you were introduced to the stepmother of Christian Bale and Ex-Playboy Bunny journalist, Gloria Steinem. This week, we have the pleasure of telling you about Wole Soyinka, the first African Nobel Literature Prize winner. Wole Soyinka – “The greatest threat to freedom is the absence of criticism” 2015. Election day in Africa’s biggest

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  • There’s hope: Vittorio Arrigoni

    He claimed that it was in his blood to fight for freedom, since his grandparents fought against fascism. The injuries and the arrests by the Israeli military didn’t scare him; in fact, all of it just made him more determined

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  • There’s hope: Kailash Satyarthi

    There’s hope: Kailash Satyarthi

    Last week, you listened to the ex-fighter pilot Abie Nathan, who was also creator of the Voice of Peace from somewhere in the Mediterranean.This week, we will present to you a man, whose actions have helped to save more than 83’000 children. Kailash Satyarthi “Childhood means simplicity. Look at the world with the child’s eye

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  • There’s Hope: Melvin B. Tolson

    There’s Hope: Melvin B. Tolson

    This man was a poet and politician. Apart from this, perhaps unorthodox, combination he also taught speech and English at Wiley College, Texas for more than 20 years. No, Tolson wasn’t just any teacher. In fact, he built the award-winning debate team: the Wiley Forensic Society.

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  • There’s Hope: Malala Yousafzai

    There’s Hope: Malala Yousafzai

    Last week, you were introduced to a new series on human bravery, compassion and the will to make a change for the better – in short political activism. We started not in the past but in the present. In the last article, we tried to show the pros and cons of Internet activism a.k.a. Slactivism

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