Example sentences for: activist

How can you use “activist” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Yet the senator is trying to kill Lee's nomination, complaining that he might be an activist at the Justice Department.

  • Ira Einhorn, the peace activist who was convicted in absentia of murdering his girlfriend 16 years ago, after hoodwinking his friends and jumping bail, has been captured in France and will be extradited to the United States.

  • The mainstream press has ignored the pedophilia flap, but Dr. Laura, other talk radio hosts, and Christian activist publications have all trumpeted the GOP's courage to the party's conservative base.

  • The magazine profiles former anti-apartheid activist Mamphela Ramphele, who now heads the University of Cape Town: She has won admirers (and enemies) by insisting that the university not adjust its standards to favor black students.

  • Intellectual celebrity Edward Said has assumed the presidency of academia's largest and most controversial professional organization, the Modern Language Association . The Columbia University literary scholar, music critic, and Palestinian activist is the best-known figure to represent the profession in years.

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