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Prof. Tran Van Dinh (1923-2011) a native of Vietnam, served in the Vietnamese diplomatic corps in Thailand, Burma and Washington D.C.  A professor of international politics and communications, he taught at Temple University, where he chaired the Departme...

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Ambassador Andrew Young  (1932-  ), is best known for his years of service on the front lines of the Civil Rights Movement of the 1960’s where he was a co-worker and close companion of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. in the Southern Christian Leadership C...

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Mrs. Nuong Van Dinh Tran (1928 – 2013) was born in Vietnam where, as a young adult, she was a leader in the Viet Minh movement against French colonialism. Mrs. Van Dinh Tran was a painter and printmaker whose work is in the permanent collections of the ...

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Dr. Gwendolyn Zoharah Simmons (1944 – ) is a human rights activist, a scholar of women in Islam and member of the faculty in the Department of Religion at the University of Florida, Gainesville. A former leader of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating...

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Ms. Ruby Sales (1948 – ) is a grassroots activist and eloquent public theologian whose current work focusses on the fight against racist state-sanctioned violence and for the protection and defense of African American youth. She is a veteran of the ...

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