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I am writing a book, and I need a name for a group of people who are standing up for what is right. At first I thought of calling them the Dreamers, but then I searched it up and dreamers meant a person who dreams or is dreaming. a person who is unpractical or idealistic. It doesn't really suit what I am looking for. I'm wanting something more... heroic. Please answer quickly! Thank you!

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  • Search synonyms for hero and then search individually for each of the terms. – vickyace Mar 24 '17 at 21:40
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    activists, marchers, liberators, campaigners, (civil right) leaders, .. – Mari-Lou A Mar 24 '17 at 21:57
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I found several terms, hope they were useful:

Advocates

A definition of advocate according to Merriam-Webster:

one who defends or maintains a cause or proposal

Proponents

A definition of proponent according to Merriam-Webster:

one who argues in favor of something

Social Justice Warriors

The definition of social justice warrior according to Google:

a person who expresses or promotes socially progressive views

Apostles

A definition of apostle according to Merriam-Webster:

a person who initiates a great moral reform or who first advocates an important belief or system

Champions

A definition of champion according to Merriam-Webster:

one that does battle for another's rights or honor

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