Fact Heroes

Fact Hero: Benjamin Ferencz — Former Prosecutor of the Nuremberg Trials

Fact Hero: Benjamin Ferencz — Former Prosecutor of the Nuremberg Trials

Benjamin Ferencz became Chief Prosecutor for the United States in The Einsatzgruppen Case, which the Associated Press called “the biggest murder trial in history.” Twenty-two defendants were charged with murdering over a million people. He was only twenty-seven years old. It was his first case.

Fact Hero: Alice Paul, the Women’s Right to Vote and the ERA

Fact Hero: Alice Paul, the Women’s Right to Vote and the ERA

Alice Paul is one of the most influential and significant advocates for women’s rights in history. Along with Susan B. Anthony, Elizabeth Cady Stanton and scores of others, she advocated for and helped secure passage of the 19th Amendment to the US Constitution, granting women the right to vote.

Fact Hero: Darnella Frazier

Fact Hero: Darnella Frazier

If not for Darnella Frazier’s quick thinking, Derek Chauvin might still be a Minneapolis police officer. Instead, Chauvin is behind bars.

Fact Heroes: Percy Schmeiser, the Farmer Who Fought Monsanto

Fact Heroes: Percy Schmeiser, the Farmer Who Fought Monsanto

Percy Schmeiser was a farmer who found himself under attack by one of the largest chemical companies in the world, Monsanto. His story has been made into a major motion picture starring Christopher Walken, Christina Ricci and Zach Braff.

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