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Nancy Clark Shakir was born on August 29, 1939, and died on March 2017. She was an American politician and a Democratic. She was a candidate for Congress in 2010 for North Carolina’s 8th congressional district, which stretches from Charlotte to Fayetteville. She won 14,600 votes (37.30% of the total) but lost to Larry Kissell, ..

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Bassel al-Araj died on March 6, 2017. He was a Palestinian activist, author, and pharmacist. Al Araj was a graduate of an Egyptian university and was known for his writings about revolution and resistance to the Israeli occupation of Palestine. He is known as “the educated martyr” among some Palestinian activists. Al-Araj was a native ..

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Nick Dupree was born on February 23, 1982, and died on February 18, 2017. He was a disability rights activist and writer. Dupree’s campaign labeled “Nick’s Crusade” resulted in a special program for 30 ventilator-dependent Alabamians (including himself and his younger brother) to continue home care after they turn 21 years old He resided in ..

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