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Civil Rights Activist, Pianist, Singer, Journalist / 1933 - 2003Nina Simone sang a mix of jazz, blues and folk music in the 1950s and '60s. A civil rights activist, she wrote songs promoting the Civil Rights Movement.
Lady Lucy Duff Gordon
John Maynard Keynes
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profile name: Mark Twain profile occupation: Writer
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profile name: Nina Simone profile occupation: Civil Rights Activist, Pianist, Singer, Journalist
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profile name: Lady Lucy Duff Gordon profile occupation: Entrepreneur, Fashion Designer
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profile name: François Duvalier profile occupation: Dictator, World Leader
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profile name: John Maynard Keynes profile occupation: Economist, Journalist
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profile name: Aldo Leopold profile occupation: Environmental Activist, Journalist
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