List of Presidential Medal of Freedom Recipients - Politics and Government - Activism

Activism

  • Arnold Aronson (1998)
  • Roger Nash Baldwin (1981)
  • Oscar Elias Biscet (2007)
  • César Chávez (1994, posthumously)
  • Justin Whitlock Dart, Jr. (1998)
  • Evelyn Dubrow (1999)
  • Marian Wright Edelman (August 9, 2000)
  • James L. Farmer, Jr. (1998)
  • Dr. Hector Garcia (March 26, 1984)
  • Dorothy Height (1994)
  • George G. Higgins (2000)
  • Gordon Hirabayashi (2012, posthumously)
  • Benjamin Hooks (2007)
  • Dolores Huerta (2012)
  • Rev. Jesse Jackson (2000)
  • Millie Jeffrey (2000)
  • Helen Keller (1964)
  • Martin Luther King, Jr. (1977, posthumously)
  • Fred Korematsu (1998)
  • Mary Lasker (1969)
  • Rev. Joseph Lowery (2009)
  • Sylvia Mendez (2011)
  • Harvey Milk (2009, posthumously)
  • Clarence M. Mitchell (1980)
  • Mario G. Obledo (1998)
  • Rosa Parks (1996)
  • Esther Peterson (1981)
  • Ginetta Sagan (1996)
  • Natan Sharansky (2006)
  • William C. Velasquez (1995, posthumously)
  • Lech Wałęsa (1989)
  • Roy Wilkins (1967)
  • Andrew Young (1981)

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