Antigone Speaking Truth To Power Thoughts… • "What harms the victim most is not the cruelty of the oppressor, but the silence of the bystander.” -Ellie Wiesel Quote from Senator Robert F Kennedy Are you a ripple of hope? How old do you have to be to have courage? Malala Yousafzai How far will you go to defend your beliefs? Nadezhda Tolokonnikova, member of Feminist Russian Punk Band. Do you have to have status to speak the truth? Anita Hill When does the truth hurt too much? Julian Assange When should you be an accomplice and reveal the truth? Bradley Manning How will speaking the truth make a difference? Fauziya Kassindja Will your actions and words be immortalized? Rosa Parks Will your work cause a ripple in this world? Medgar Evers Will you speak truth in words or gestures? 1968 Olympic games—Tommie Smith and John Carlos Will your statement of truth change your nation? Nelson Mandela Do you know their stories? • If you don’t know these people and the ways their actions changed the world, what does this say about you?