Colette Guillaumin was born on January 28, 1934, and died on May 10, 2017. She was a sociologist at the French National Centre for Scientific Research and a French feminist. Colette Guillaumin passed away at 83 ..
Roxcy O’Neal Bolton was born on June 3, 1926, and died on May 17, 2017. She was an American feminist and civil and women’s rights activist. Roxcy married Commander David Bolton, USN. She later acted as president of Men for ERA. Roxcy Bolton was inducted into the Florida Women’s Hall of Fame in 1984 for ..
Sheikh Abdullah Nimar Darwish was born Kafr Qasim in 1948 and died on May 14, 2017. He was the founder of the Islamic Movement in Israel. When he completed his religious studies in Nablus, Darwish returned to Kafr Qasim and began advocating a return to Islam and Islamic tradition, and subsequently established the Islamic Movement ..
Saeed Karimian was born in 1969 and died on April 29, 2017. He was an Iranian television executive, the founder, chairman, and owner of Dubai-based GEM TV, which runs 17 Persian-language TV channels, plus one each in Kurdish, Azeri, and Arabic. He was British national had been tried in absentia by a court in Tehran, ..
Marthe Gosteli was born on December 22, 1917, and died on April 7, 2017. She was a Swiss suffrage activist and archivist. Marthe Gosteli led the fight for women’s right to vote in Switzerland for over 30 years and then focused her attention on preserving the history of Swiss women. Creating an archive of women’s ..
Philip Kgosana was born in 1936 and died on April 20, 2017. He was a leader of the Pan African Congress in South Africa. He was well known for leading a march on March 30, 1960, where over 30 000 protestors opposing the country’s pass laws marched from Langa to Cape Town, in one of ..
Chaïm Nissim was born on November 21, 1949, in Jerusalem, Israel and died on April 11, 2017. He was a Swiss activist, perpetrator of the rocket attack of 18 January 1982 on the Superphénix nuclear plant, and Green politician. He came from family of a Jewish banker. Nissim was raised and studied in Israel up ..
William Norman Grigg was born on February 4, 1963, in Burley, Idaho and died on April 12, 2017. He was an American author of many books from a constitutionalist perspective. Grigg was formerly a senior editor of The New American magazine, the official publication of the John Birch Society. He graduated from Utah State University, ..
David Peel was born David Michael Rosario on August 1, 1943, and died on April 6, 2017. He was a New York City-based musician who first recorded in the late 1960s with Harold Black, Billy Joe White, George Cori and Larry Adam performing as David Peel and The Lower East Side Band. Peels raw, acoustic ..
Amy Moritz Ridenour was born on November 9, 1959 and died on March 31, 2017. She was president of the National Center for Public Policy Research, a Washington, DC conservative think tank. She held this post since the organization’s founding in 1982 until her death. Amy wrote a syndicated op-ed column from 1997 and was ..