Barbara Deming


Barbara Deming born New York City July 23, 1917 (d. 1984). Nonviolent activist and writer; lesbian; first arrested 1962 against atom bomb; arrested in civil rights protest Albany GA 1964; Seneca Peace Camp 1984.


"We believe in the power of nonviolent acts to speak louder than words." (Albany, GA, 1964, "Prison Notes" in Prisons that Could Not Hold, p. 62, 1985; photo Wikipedia)