He passed away from old age on Friday October 4 at Military Hospital 108, where he had been living for several years.
Few U.S. readers know who he was and what he contributed, but his story should be told, because he was a true hero of the struggle against state violence.
The wife of Pete Seeger passed away overnight on July 9th. She was a mother, organizer, activist, filmmaker, and essential part of her husband's work.
"A true metal master, he gave energy and excitement to millions, and will continue to."
"Her leadership, strength and wisdom contributed to CLUW's growth and will inspire young leaders in the future."
By the time Havens opened the legendary Woodstock concert of 1968, he was a major player in the counter-culture firmament.
Caroli Mullen, a life-long activist for peace and civil rights, died March 8 in Baltimore after a two-year bout with cancer.
Margrit Pittman, a working class journalist and lifelong advocate of world peace, equality, and socialism died Feb. 4 in New York City. She was 93.
He was repeatedly re-elected by wide margins, and will be mourned not only by Venezuelans but by many Latin Americans who appreciate what he did for the region.
It is a great honor to be a part of a celebration commemorating the remarkable life of my dear friend and comrade, Estelle Katz.