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28 Awesome And Interesting Facts About Amanda Peet

Amanda Peet is an American actress. After studying at Columbia University, Peet began her acting career with small parts on television, and made her film debut in “Animal Room.” Take a look below for 28 more awesome and interesting facts about Amanda Peet. 1. Her featured role in the comedy “The Whole Nine Yards” brought…

25 Interesting And Strange Facts About Thomas Mooney

Thomas Joseph “Tom” Mooney was an American political activist and labor leader, who was convicted with Warren K. Billings of the San Francisco Preparedness Day Bombing of 1916. Believed by many to have been wrongly convicted of a crime he didn’t commit, Mooney served 22 years in prison before finally being pardoned in 1939. Take…

24 Interesting And Fascinating Facts About Benjamin Barr Lindsey

Benjamin Barr Lindsey was an American judge and social reformer based in Denver, Colorado, during the Progressive Era. He was born in Jackson, Tennessee, on November 25, 1869, to a former Confederate captain. Take a look below for 24 more interesting and fascinating facts about Benjamin Barr Lindsey. 1. He was educated in the public…

30 Awesome And Interesting Facts About Lech Walesa

Lech Walesa is a retired Polish politician and labor activist. He co-founded and headed Solidarity, the Soviet bloc’s first independent trade union, won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1983, and served as President of Poland from 1990 to 1995. Take a look below for 30 more awesome and interesting facts about Lech Walesa. 1. While…

30 Fascinating And Interesting Facts About Susan B. Anthony

Susan B. Anthony was an American social reformer and women’s rights activist who played a pivotal role in the women’s suffrage movement. Born into a Quaker family committed to social equality, she collected anti-slavery petitions at the age of 17. Take a look below for 30 more fascinating and interesting facts about Susan B. Anthony….

30 Fascinating And Interesting Facts About Muhammad Ali

Muhammad Ali, born Cassius Marcellus Clay Jr., was an American professional boxer, activist, and philanthropist. He is widely regarded as one of the most significant and celebrated sports figures of the 20th century. From early in his career, Ali was known as an inspiring, controversial, and polarizing figure both inside and outside the ring. Take…

30 Fascinating And Interesting Facts About Rosa Parks

Rosa Louise McCauley Parks was an activist in the civil rights movement best known for her pivotal role in the Montgomery Bus Boycott. The United States Congress has called her, “the first lady of civil rights,” and, “the mother of the freedom movement.” Take a look below for 30 more fascinating and interesting facts about…

30 Awesome And Interesting Facts About Martin Luther King Jr.

Martin Luther King Jr. was an American Baptist minister and activist who became the most visible spokesperson and leader in the civil rights movements from 1954 until his death in 1968. King is best known for advancing civil rights through nonviolence and civil disobedience, tactics that his Christian beliefs and the nonviolent activism of Mahatma…

21 Interesting And Awesome Facts About Winnie Harlow

Winnie Harlow, born Chantelle Brown-Young on July 27, 1994, is a Canadian fashion model, spokesperson and activist. She gained prominence as a contestant on the 21st cycle of the U.S. television series America’s Next Top Model, while having a prominent form of the skin condition vitiligo. Take a look below for 21 more interesting and…

25 Fascinating And Interesting Facts About Lina Esco

Lina Esco Hyatt is an American actress, producer, director and activist. She gained recognition in 2007 for portraying Jimmy Smits’ character’s daughter in the CBS television drama Cane. She also performed in movies such as London, Kingshighway, LOL and Free the Nipple. Take a look below for 25 more fascinating and interesting facts about Lina…

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