Activist Archive

‘There’s a lot of anxiety’: Author and activist Arundhati Roy on what’s terrifying her about India’s election

“India is fighting for her soul.” Arundhati Roy spoke those words in New York City — during

Black activist: I took control of U.S. neo-Nazi group to kill it

A black activist says he has taken the helm of one of the largest neo-Nazi groups

'I was fed up': Meet the Haitian-Canadian activist who helped spark anti-corruption demonstrations in Haiti

Gilbert Mirambeau Jr., the man credited with helping to spark anti-corruption demonstrations raging across Haiti for nearly two

'Power and control' at the heart of hazing, says former pro football player, LGBT activist

Wade Davis knows all too well what it's like to be inside a locker room feeling

Canadian activist sues Israeli surveillance company over Jamal Khashoggi's killing

A Saudi dissident living in Canada has filed a lawsuit against an Israeli surveillance company, claiming

Yazidi activist, Congolese doctor win Nobel Peace Prize for combating sexual violence

Dr. Denis Mukwege, a gynecologist treating victims of sexual violence in Congo, and Nadia Murad, a

Detained Iranian academic and environmental activist dies in prison, son says

An Iranian academic and environmental activist imprisoned by Iranian authorities last month has died in prison,

China sentences 'Vulgar Butcher' activist to 8 years in prison for subversion

A Chinese court on Tuesday sentenced a prominent activist known as the Ultra Vulgar Butcher to

Dick Gregory, Stand-Up Comedian and Activist, Dies at 84

Gregory, born Oct. 12, 1932, appeared in many late-night TV shows in the ’60s and ’70s