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Remembering Martin Luther King Jr., an extraordinary man, who was awarded the 1964 Nobel Peace Prize for his non-violent campaign against racism. He also fought to secure economic justice for people living in poverty. Find out more:

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“A tree is a little bit of the future.” Wangari Maathai was born 80 years ago today and went on to become the first African woman awarded the Nobel Peace Prize, by planting trees as resistance and empowerment. Her remarkable story, illustrated:

As the world suffers a pandemic that was jump-started by Chinese censorship of the Wuhan doctor whistleblowers, it's worth recalling Liu Xiaobo, who believed in free speech, won the Nobel Peace Prize, and died in a Chinese prison because of his principles.

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Wangari Maathai was a laureate of firsts: the first woman in East and Central Africa to earn a doctorate, the first female professor in Kenya, the first African woman to be awarded the Nobel Peace Prize. Born#OTD  her Green Belt Movement led to the planting of millions of trees.

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“A tree is a little bit of the future.” Wangari Maathai was born on this day in 1940 and went on to become the first African woman awarded the Nobel Peace Prize, by planting trees as resistance and empowerment. Her wildly inspiring story, illustrated:

“The most important thing that one can do for survivors is believe them.” - @nguyen_amanda , Founder of @RiseNowUS , was nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize for her work advocating for sexual assault survivors. #MAKERSBoldandUntold 

(cont.) For their brave efforts, Sadat and Begin won the Nobel Peace Prize (Carter wasn't nominated in time to join them, but he won in 2002 for his decades of humanitarian and diplomatic work). To this day, Egypt and Israel remain at peace

Liberian activist and Nobel Peace Prize winner @LeymahRGbowee  launched a movement that toppled a dictatorship and ended a 14-year civil war. How did she do it? By bringing women into the peace process. Listen to this podcast from @ProSyn  @endeavoringE 

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If Covid-19 is not beaten in Africa it will return to haunt us all. Health is a worldwide public good. It requires global action guided by a sense of global solidarity — Abiy Ahmed, prime minister of Ethiopia and the 2019 Nobel Peace prize laureate

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BREAKING NEWS: The Norwegian Nobel Committee has decided to award the Nobel Peace Prize for 2018 to Denis Mukwege and Nadia Murad for their efforts to end the use of sexual violence as a weapon of war and armed conflict. #NobelPrize  #NobelPeacePrize 

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This man is a son, a father, a brother. He has won dozens of journalism awards. He's been nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize every year since 2010. Powerful actors, including CIA, are engaged in a sophisticated effort to dehumanise, delegitimize and imprison him. #ProtectJulian 

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In light of everything that’s gone down in the last 72 hours in Oakland, I’d officially like to nominate Mike Tomlin for the Nobel Peace Prize.

True: “The Washington Post dropped their first headline about it 19 minutes after the inauguration, ‘The Case for Impeaching Trump.’ Nineteen minutes, Rush... that was about the amount of time that it took Obama to get nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize.”

Obama got a Nobel Peace Prize and subsequently sent 100,000 US troops to ramp up war in Afghanistan. If @realDonald Trump ends the war, the Nobel Committee should retrieve Obama’s peace prize and give it to Trump!

the stylist for Ezra Miller's new gq shoot deserves a nobel peace prize

Congratulations Malala on being the youngest Nobel Peace Prize winner. I'm so proud of you

Why Obama won the Nobel Peace Prize and Snowden will not. The prize chosen by #NATO  state #Norway  for its own benefit

Only about a decade after everyone else realized it... BBC News - Nobel secretary regrets Obama peace prize

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