Mick Jagger becomes a great grandfather as Assisi Jackson welcomes baby girl

Mick Jagger becomes a great grandfather as Assisi Jackson welcomes baby girl

CORNWALL , England, May 19 (UPI) --Assisi Jackson, Mick Jagger's granddaughter, welcomed her first child making the 70-year-old rocker a great grandfather.
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Lady Gaga rides a 'horse' to the American Music Awards

Lady Gaga rides a 'horse' to the American Music Awards

Nov. 24 (UPI) -- Lady Gaga made a Bianca Jagger-inspired entrance into the American Music Awards Sunday night.
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Mick Jagger to become a great-grandfather

Mick Jagger to become a great-grandfather

LONDON, Nov. 24 (UPI) -- British rocker Mick Jagger is set to become a great-grandfather for the first time next year, his daughter Jade Jagger said.

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Gaza cease-fire growing focus for stars

GAZA, Jan. 3 (UPI) -- A growing number of celebrities say Israel should stop all military action in the Gaza Strip immediately.

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McDonald's staff moves up in fashion world

McDonald's staff moves up in fashion world

LONDON, April 23 (UPI) -- Renowned fashion designer Bruce Oldfield says he was "delighted" to jazz up the uniforms worn by 67,000 McDonald's employees in Britain.

Bianca Jagger evicted from NYC flat

NEW YORK, Dec. 13 (UPI) -- Mick Jagger's ex-wife, Bianca, has been evicted from her New York apartment in the midst of a lengthy legal battle with her landlord.

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Bianca Jagger begs Bulgaria medics release

SOFIA, Bulgaria, April 9 (UPI) -- Bianca Jagger, a political activist who works with several human rights groups, visited Sofia campaigning for the release of Bulgarian nurses in Libyan prisons.

Blair held liable for traumatized troops

LONDON, March 11 (UPI) -- British Prime Minister Tony Blair has been blamed for a lack of appropriate mental health care for stressed troops, the Independent on Sunday said. An open letter published in the newspaper said that the British government had not offered adequate care to

Bianca Jagger facing suit by former lawyer

NEW YORK, Jan. 7 (UPI) -- A former lawyer for Bianca Jagger is suing the ex-wife of British rocker Mick Jagger for more than $92,000 in legal bills.

NYC march protests groom's shooting death

NEW YORK, Dec. 17 (UPI) -- Demonstrators crowded New York's Fifth Avenue to protest the 50-bullet barrage that killed a groom during a wedding day confrontation with police.

Bianca Jagger to receive advocacy honor

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 7 (UPI) -- Operation of Hope, a charitable organization serving children, will honor Bianca Jaggar and Brenda Hampton at its gala in Los Angeles on Nov. 19. Jaggar will be presented with the organization's "Lifetime Achievement Award" for her work in global advocacy
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Bianca Jagger
Bianca Jagger arrives for the opening of the Metropolitan Opera's 2007-2008 season with the production of Donizetti's "Lucia de Lammermoor" at Lincoln Center in New York on September 24, 2007. (UPI Photo/Laura Cavanaugh)

Bianca Jagger (born Bianca Pérez-Mora Macias, May 2, 1945) is a Nicaraguan-born social and human rights advocate and a former actress and fashion icon. Jagger currently serves as a Council of Europe Goodwill Ambassador, Founder and Chair of the Bianca Jagger Human Rights Foundation, Member of the Executive Director's Leadership Council of Amnesty International USA, and a Trustee of the Amazon Charitable Trust. Over the past thirty years she has written articles and opinion pieces, delivered keynote speeches at conferences and events throughout the world and participated in numerous television and radio debates, about numerous issues including genocide, the war in Iraq, the war in Afghanistan, the war on terror, war crimes against humanity, crimes against future generations, the Former Yugoslavia, Sri Lanka, Central America, Iran, Iraq, India, children and women’s rights, the rights of indigenous peoples, climate change, the rainforest, renewable energy, corporate social responsibility, the ensuing erosion of civil liberties and human rights, and the death penalty.

She was formerly married to Mick Jagger, lead singer of The Rolling Stones.

Jagger was born in Managua, Nicaragua. Her father was a successful import-export merchant and her mother a housewife. They divorced when Bianca was ten and she stayed with her mother, who had to take care of three children on a small income. She received a scholarship to study political science in France at the Paris Institute of Political Studies. She has also been influenced by Gandhi's non-violent success and the eastern philosophy at large. She traveled extensively in India.

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