Activist

  • (adj): Advocating or engaged in activism.
    Synonyms: activistic
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on activist, activists:

List Of Atheist Activists And Educators - Other Activists and Educators
... People who are/were activists or educators in other areas (social reform, feminism etc), but who were also atheists ... Pietro Acciarito (1871–1943) Italian anarchist activist who attempted to assassinate King Umberto I ... Baba Amte (1914–2008) Respected Indian social activist, known for his work with lepers ...
List Of Utah State University Alumni - Activism
... Geology Writer and environmental activist Carr, Gregory C.Gregory C ... History Entrepreneur, human rights activist, and founder of the Gregory C ... Domestic violence and child abuse activist ...
Chuck Turner - Activist
... Turner has worked as an activist since the 1960s ... He has served as the director of a community development corporation, an organizer training center, co-founder of the United Community Construction Workers, and founder of the Boston Jobs Council ...
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... Anti-spam activist Daniel Balsam attempts to make spamming less profitable by bringing lawsuits against spammers ... approach is financially sustainable for the activist, it is questionable whether it actually reduces spam, either for the activist or for anyone else ...
Subdivisions Of Belize - Notable People
... Phillip Goldson, newspaper editor, activist and politician ... Antonio Soberanis Gómez, an activist in the Belizean labour movement ... Samuel Alfred Haynes, soldier, activist and poet ...

More definitions of "activist":

  • (noun): A militant reformer.
    Synonyms: militant

Famous quotes containing the word activist:

    He was one whose glory was an inner glory, one who placed culture above prosperity, fairness above profit, generosity above possessions, hospitality above comfort, courtesy above triumph, courage above safety, kindness above personal welfare, honor above success.
    Sarah Patton Boyle, U.S. civil rights activist and author. The Desegregated Heart, part 1, ch. 1 (1962)

    ...I was confronted with a virile idealism, an awareness of what man must have for manliness, dignity, and inner liberty which, by contrast, made me see how easy living had made my own group into childishly unthinking people. The Negro’s struggles and despairs have been like fertilizer in the fields of his humanity, while we, like protected children with all our basic needs supplied, have given our attention to superficialities.
    Sarah Patton Boyle, U.S. civil rights activist and author. The Desegregated Heart, part 1, ch. 19 (1962)

    ... one of the blind spots of most Negroes is their failure to realize that small overtures from whites have a large significance ... I now realize that this feeling inevitably takes possession of one in the bitter struggle for equality. Indeed, I share it. Yet I wonder how we can expect total acceptance to step full grown from the womb of prejudice, with no embryo or infancy or childhood stages.
    Sarah Patton Boyle, U.S. civil rights activist and author. The Desegregated Heart, part 1, ch. 10 (1962)