Julia Hill is an environmental activist and motivational speaker whose call to adventure came with a car crash.
Rachel Corrie was killed after being run over by a bulldozer driven by an Israeli soldier as she protested the demolition of Palestinian homes.
Jessie Daniel Ames was a prominent player in the fight both for women’s rights and for an end to lynching in the South.
Since the early 1960s, Marian Wright Edelman has been a tireless advocate for human rights, noted for her work with the Children’s Defense Fund.
Together with his wife, Antonina and son, Ryszard, Jan Żabiński spent three years hiding Jews from the Nazis.
As the brother to the second most powerful Nazi, Albert Göring had a lot to prove. He freed many prisoners and supported resistance movements during World War II.
Pierre Marie-Benoît helped sneak 2,600 Jews out of occupied France during World War II.
When France was occupied by the Germans in 1940, Trocmé urged the villagers to side with God over government and give shelter to Jews. The entire village took up the struggle, always resisting without violence.
Wilm Rosenfeld risked his life repeatedly in order to protect and save Jews during World War II. Most famously, Hosenfeld saved the pianist, Władysław Szpilman by providing him food and water after discovering his hiding place.