Howard Nemerov (February 29, 1920 – July 5, 1991) was an American poet. He was twice Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry to the Library of Congress, from 1963 to 1964 and again from 1988 to 1990. For The Collected Poems of Howard Nemerov (1977), he won the National Book Award for Poetry…
The 1981 Commencement addresses at Mount Holyoke College by Congresswoman Shirley Chisholm and at Smith College by feminist author Betty Friedan.
Eckankar was organized as a religious movement by Paul Twitchell in 1965. The personal experience of the “Light and Sound of God” is one of the aims of the many spiritual exercises that are delineated in the numerous books available to the general public as well as in the discourses accessible to members only.
Hugh MacDiarmid is the pen name of Christopher Murray Grieve (11 August 1892 – 9 September 1978), a significant Scottish poet of the 20th century. […]
Gloria Marie Steinem (born March 25, 1934) is an American feminist, journalist, and social and political activistwho became nationally recognized as a leader of, and media spokeswoman for, the women’s liberation movement in […]
Angela Yvonne Davis (born January 26, 1944) is an American political activist, scholar, and author. She emerged as a nationally prominent activist and radical in the 1960s, […]
Robert Francis was born on August 12, 1901 in Upland, Pennsylvania. He graduated from Harvard University in 1923. He would later attend the Graduate School […]
Edward Moore “Ted” Kennedy (February 22, 1932 – August 25, 2009) was a United States Senator from Massachusetts and a member of the Democratic Party.
Avram Noam Chomsky (born December 7, 1928) is an American linguist, philosopher, cognitive scientist, logician, historian, political critic, and activist. He is an Institute Professor […]
Siri Singh Sahib Harbhajan Singh Khalsa Yogiji, also known as Yogi Bhajan and Siri Singh Sahib, was a spiritual leader and entrepreneur who introduced Kundalini […]