Lora Yvette Alaniz

As Interviewed by Abi Peterson
"Not only was I in the minority category of being a woman, according to our binary, gender-coded society. I was also Latina, so I was navigating that unique pressure. "
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Rehema Apio

As interviewed by Lila Madden
"Both the government and the rebels were fighting and when the two elephants fight, it is the grass that suffers. All the people in Northern Uganda suffered."
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Ramona Kar

As Interviewed by Deepa Telang
"I learned in the field of social work not to measure my accomplishments by outcome but by process."
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Tim Kernan

As Interviewed by Hanna Bottema
"Our primary mission was to track and hopefully capture or eliminate a group of terrorists who are linked to Al Qaeda. "
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Christa Hillhouse

As Interviewed by Zoe Czarnecki
"I had to infiltrate the music industry, I think, being a gay person and being a woman – I mean, I had to fight for that right in a way."
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Meg Barnhouse

As Interviewed by Bridget Lewis
"People don’t feel like they’re hating when they say you shouldn’t be gay. I know they feel like they’re trying to be concerned for the person’s soul. And they use the Bible [to prove this], which has a lot of anti-gay stuff, but there are words that they translate as homosexual that shouldn’t be translated that way... That is the problem with a lot of the passages in the Bible about homosexuality, that they use words and concepts that don’t fit homosexuality today."
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Deanna Hoisington

As Interviewed by Anna Poterek
"The girls were supposed to do work like ironing, taking care of the younger children and babies, cleaning and cooking, doing dishes."
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Ruth Mewhinney

As Interviewed by Ruth Mewhinney
"I was reared with three boys, and I thought it was wrong to be a sissy and do some of the things girls were expected to do."
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Frances E. Monteverde

As Interviewed by Michael Johnson
"Actually, we didn’t question too much; we just assumed that that was the way things were."
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Nan Clayton

As Interviewed by Emily Robinett
"You can't like everyone, but you have to have a reason to dislike them."
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Tina Carroll

As Interviewed by Kalyani A.
"He said, ‘Go ahead and go tell somebody. They can’t do anything to me because I’m retiring this semester.’"
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Sarah Wheat

As Interviewed by Clarissa Bird
"To me, civil rights means equality. It means people should all have access to the same things."
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Gabriela Vasquez

As Interviewed by Diego Landry
"The police stopped him, and they... noticed his student ID. And as soon as they saw it, they began beating him."
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Aruna Addala

As interviewed by Srikari Swamy
"If a woman has made up her mind, and if she is determined, then there is nothing limiting her. "
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Cynthia Sanders

As Interviewed by Ayden Gonzalez
"There was so much discrimination. Back then you were discriminated against if you were a girl. You were discriminated against if you wore a beard. You were discriminated against if you werr Hispanic; if you were, okay, if you were black – there was discrimination everywhere. That's why there was so much unrest back then."
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K.H.

As Interviewed by Margaret Praderas
"In Iran, we were on ourway to becoming a stable country, but after the Iranian Revolution, things started to go backwards."
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Lori K. Duke

As Interviewed by Emma B.
"Social justice is the ability to be heard, and in my realm it would be the courtroom, that the judge is hearing from everyone no matter how poor, how uninformed, how unsophisticated the person is before making a decision."
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Cacki

As Interviewed By Ames
"They're already in a situation of powerlessnes...They already have someone telling them what to do."
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Patricia Conneen

as Interviewed by Griffin A.
"You can have it all, but not all at once."
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C. L. Wright

As Interviewd by Lydia J.
"I think it comes from a place of fear; 'What will happen if we do? Will something change in a way that will hurt us?'"
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R.W.

As Interviewed by V. W.
"Encouragement is the key to fighting discrimination against girls."
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Frances Bridgeman

As Interviewed by Ellie Nichols
"It just blew my mind that I wasn't equal, and I couldn't do certain things."
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Li-Chu Fu

As Interviewed by Edward L
"There are no differences, all are equal."
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Shu-In Powell

As Interviewed by Isabel Lerman
"American had this prejudice against, thinking Asian women would marry a man here because they wanted to immigrate, and they wanted their green card. So, you know, came with a purpose, that’s what they called it. Married with a purpose. And back then, my parents didn’t really want me to (leave Taiwan), but they respected me enough to let me make my own decision."
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Charlotte Flynn

As Interviewed by Moonbeam Glasse
"One of the things that Maggie said is that it took the wisdom of the old and the energy of the young to make social action happen. "
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