Here Are 18 Inspirational Quotes About Protest By 18 Icons Of Resistance

Here Are 18 Inspirational Quotes About Protest By 18 Icons Of Resistance

1.

Nina Simone


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– Jazz singer, pianist, and civil rights activist.

2.

Congressman John Lewis


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– Democrat representative for Georgia and civil rights leader.

5.

Jane Fonda


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– Hollywood actor and civil rights activist.

6.

Elie Wiesel


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– Holocaust survivor, writer, and political activist.

7.

Sylvia Rivera


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– Transgender drag queen, community leader, and civil rights activist.

8.

Audre Lorde


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– Poet, womanist, and civil rights activist.

9.

Raven Rakia


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– Journalist and researcher.

10.

Dolores Huerta


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– Labour leader and civil rights activist.

11.

Malcolm X


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– Muslim minister and civil rights leader.

12.

Malala Yousafzai


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– Women’s education advocate and human rights activist.

13.

Ai Weiwei


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– Artist and political activist.

14.

Alicia Garza


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– Writer and civil rights leader.

15.

Blair Imani


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– Author, historian, and civil rights activist.

16.

John Boyega


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– Hollywood actor and civil rights activist.

17.

James Baldwin


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– Poet, novelist, civil rights activist.

18.

Leymah Gbowee


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– Anti-war advocate and civil rights activist.

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