Tanya's Tips: 10 Civil Rights Activists to Know

The third Monday in January is a federal holiday in the U.S. that honors the birthday of Martin Luther King Jr. who promoted nonviolent activism during the Civil Rights Movement of the 1960s . Many other important people have made an impact on American history as they worked to advance civil rights, women’s rights, and LGBTQ rights.

Here are 10 amazing people who impressed me! Do you know any others?

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Tanya Burovtseva By

An international exchange alumna originally from Ukraine, Tanya started her career at InterExchange in 2011. Tanya is passionate about travel and cultural exchange and enjoys meeting J-1 exchange participants at InterExchange events.

U.S. Department of State-Designated J-1 Visa Sponsor
Alliance for International Exchange
The International Coalition for Global Education and Exchange
European-American Chamber of Commerce New York
Global Ties U.S.
International Au Pair Association
WYSE Travel Confederation