Google Doodle Celebrates Late Kenyan Activist, Wangari Maathai

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Today’s Google Doodle is celebrating late Kenyan environmental and political activist, Wangari Maathai who was born on April 1, 1940, and would have turned 73 years old today.

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Maathai was awarded the 2004 Nobel Peace Prize for her “contribution to sustainable development, democracy and peace”, making her the first African woman, and the first environmentalist, to win the prize.


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