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Yuri Kochiyama print (dignidadrebelde/Creative Commons, via CBS San Francisco)

Activist Who Cradled Malcolm X After Shooting Dies At 93

Civil rights activist and former Harlem resident Yuri Kochiyama, whose photograph famously appeared in Life magazine showing her cradling the head of Malcom X moments after he was shot, has died of natural causes in her Berkeley, California home.

06/05/2014

City Hall in Lower Manhattan (file / credit: Evan Bindelglass / CBSNewYork)

LGBT Activist Corey Johnson Wins Council Seat After Reportedly Heated Race

Gay rights activist Corey Johnson has won the nomination for the 3rd District City Council seat being vacated by Speaker Christine Quinn, following a contest described in published reports as “vicious.”

09/11/2013

Jayne Cortez

Poet, Activist Jayne Cortez Has Died At 78

Poet, activist and performance artist Jayne Cortez has died at the age of 78.

01/05/2013

Army Intelligence Analyst Bradley Manning is seen in this undated photo.  (credit: www.bradleymanning.org)

Soldier ‘Hactivist’ Charged Over Leaked Army Data

WASHINGTON, D.C. (CBS) ― With his custom-made “humanist” dog tags and distrust of authority, Bradley Manning was no conventional soldier. Ostracized by peers in Baghdad, busted for assaulting a fellow soldier and disdainful of the […]

CBS 2–07/06/2010

Army Intelligence Analyst Bradley Manning is seen in this undated photo.  (credit: www.bradleymanning.org)

Soldier 'Hactivist' Charged Over Leaked Army Data

WASHINGTON, D.C. (CBS) ― With his custom-made “humanist” dog tags and distrust of authority, Bradley Manning was no conventional soldier. Ostracized by peers in Baghdad, busted for assaulting a fellow soldier and disdainful of the […]

CBS 2–07/06/2010