Released in 2010 from a house arrest that totaled 15 years, Aung San Suu Kyi is an international emblem of power through peace. A political heavyweight and peace activist who speaks of the "corruptibility of fear," the Nobel Peace Prize winner was held against her will by the military junta ruling Burma, but she refused to abandon her home and fellow activists. In 2011, she was awarded the Wallenberg Medal for her humanitarian efforts.
“I think it is important for women to help one another. I have a saying: There is a special place in hell for women who don't.” ― Madeleine Albright 20th United States Ambassador to the United Nations In office January 27, 1993 – January 21, 1997
Howard Zinn's classic, violent, beautiful, riveting, angry, hopeful, somber, exciting, radical, progressive version of American History. Whether your liberal or conservative if your teaching Social Studies you should be required to read it.