Activist

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

Some articles on activist, activists:

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 ...
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 ... Zackie Achmat (born 1962) South African anti-HIV/AIDS activist founder of the Treatment Action Campaign ...
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 ...
Cost-based Anti-spam Systems - Suing Spammers
... Anti-spam activist Daniel Balsam attempts to make spamming less profitable by bringing lawsuits against spammers ... While this approach is financially sustainable for the activist, it is questionable whether it actually reduces spam, either for the activist or for ...
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 ...

More definitions of "activist":

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

Famous quotes containing the word activist:

    The work of the political activist inevitably involves a certain tension between the requirement that positions be taken on current issues as they arise and the desire that one’s contributions will somehow survive the ravages of time.
    Angela Davis (b. 1944)

    A mechanism of some kind stands between us and almost every act of our lives.
    Sarah Patton Boyle, U.S. civil rights activist and author. The Desegregated Heart, part 3, ch. 2 (1962)

    ... as a result of generations of betrayal, it’s nearly impossible for Southern Negroes to trust a Southern white. No matter what he does or what he suffers, a white liberal is never established beyond suspicion in the hearts of the minority.
    Sarah Patton Boyle, U.S. civil rights activist and author. The Desegregated Heart, part 2, ch. 10 (1962)