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Wangari Maathai

4 Ratings: 4.5
A Kenyan environmental and political activist.

Wangari Muta Maathai (1 April 1940 – 25 September 2011) was a Kenyan environmental and political activist. She was educated in the United States at Mount St. Scholastica and the University of Pittsburgh, as well as the University of Nairobi in … see full wiki

Tags: People, Activists, Environmentalists
Filmography: The 11th Hour
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One of Africa's best of the best.

  • Sep 28, 2011
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Prof. Wangari Maathai is credited with setting high standards for the rights of women, and indeed the whole nation through her campaigns to protect the environment, freedom of speech and expression, releasing the (infamous) Moi era political prisoners and for inspiring a new crop of scholars and activists. She will be greatly missed by all those who aspire for a better, free and just world.

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September 29, 2011
Thanks for the education, I had never heard or her and I'd love to learn more. She sounds like an amazing woman!
October 01, 2011
@, Glad that the info was helpful, and I like this forum, especially the ability to connect with FB friends that are reviewing similar topics/interests.
October 02, 2011
Glad you like it here! Let me know if you have any questions or need anything :)
 
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