American activist and the co-founder of Campaign Zero. She was a member of President Barack Obama's Task Force on 21st Century Policing. She was previously executive director for Teach for America in St. Louis, Missouri
Born January 1959) is an American poet. She is the co-founder and co-editor of Poetry in Motion, a program which places poetry posters in subways and buses across the country.
The daughter of renowned prima ballerina Maria Tallchief
Wife of George Mendonsa; woman in the background of Victor Jorgensen's famous photo of the sailor kissing a nurse on VJ Day in Times Square 1945, also visible in Alfred Eisenstadt's version of the photo that appeared in Life Magazine
Advice columnist who currently writes the 'Dear Abby' column under the pen name Abigail Van Buren; she succeeded her mother Pauline Phillips, (twin sister of advice columnist Ann Landers) who created the column and also wrote as Abigail Van Buren
Actor, Dancer, Singer, Choreographer, Puppeteer. Appeared on TV in the musical broadcast Hairspray Live! and Michael Bolten's Big Sexy Valentines Day Special. Currently plays Sven in the Broadway production of Frozen
Oksana (Dmytrenko) Platero is a Ukrainian ballroom and Latin dancer. She spent five seasons as a member of the Troupe on Dancing with the Stars in the United States. She joined Great Britain's Strictly Come Dancing as a professional dancer
American poet, essayist and critic. Her writing focuses on political & social issues from a left-leaning perspective, including abortion, racism, welfare reform, feminism, & poverty. She writes the 'Subject to Debate' column for The Nation
Granddaughter of General Dmitriy Fedorovich Polyakov 'crown jewel' of US counterintelligence efforts & who for decades during Cold War had clandestinely worked to help western countries fight the Soviet system/Betrayed by Aldrich Ames
Pioneering porn film maker, born 1936. First career as a dancer and choreographer on Broadway. His first film, the gay porn 'Boys in the Band' broke the mold of porn films being secretive and poorly made. It's mainstream success, and profits, directly led
former MLB Player/Pitcher - Memphis Red Sox (1952, Negro American League), Boise Yankees (1953, Negro American League) turned Legendary C&W Singer: 'Kiss An Angel Good Morning', 'Kaw-liga', 'Mountain of Love', 'Does My Ring Hurt Your Finger'
American political scientist. Most famous (& controversial) work, Bowling Alone, argues that the US has undergone an unprecedented collapse in civic, social & political life (social capital) since the 1960s w/ serious negative consequences