Including Mohandas Gandhi in a group of vegetarians seems almost too obvious. Even so, such a list would not be complete without mentioning the famous advocate of non-violence. Gandhi wrote extensively about vegetarianism and once said that "I do feel tha
Dandara was an Afro-Brazilian Woman, Warrior who lived in the 1600s. She was co-founder of Palmares, a run-away slave community (quilombo) that thrived for almost a century. Bravely she fought alongside Zumbi and others defending the freedom of her people and her community. Palmares was eventually overthrown by Dutch and Portuguese colonizers, but rather than return to slavery, Dandara took her own life as an act of resistance.