A strong and deeply respected leader in the labor movement, Reid will be remembered as a champion for working people.
She cared deeply about connections: between teaching and activism, art and labor, history and practice, and above all, between people.
Sacks' writing chronicled case histories of his brain-disordered patients whose challenges were detailed in sympathetic and fascinating ways.
Julian Bond's life traced the arc of the civil rights movement, from his efforts as a militant young man to the top leadership post at the NAACP.
Dr. Howard, the son of a long line of coal miners, was born November 23, 1951 in Hazard, Kentucky.
No one could play the blues like B.B. King, who died Thursday night at age 89 in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Marquit was in the audience listening at the 30th Convention of the CPUSA when John Bachtell paid tribute to Party members who had died since the previous convention.
Fantasy novelist Terry Pratchett died Mar. 12, leaving several library shelves' worth of published literature behind, as well as the legacy it created.
Sara's passion for knowledge never waned, and she was especially well read in current events. Her absence is deeply felt by all who knew her.
Lilo Heller, a Holocaust survivor, was born in Germany in 1921 and witnessed the rise of Nazism.