But Alig is far from the unshaven and downtrodden man profiled in New York Magazine in 2007.
He sympathized with the Irish downtrodden, African slaves, and American colonists of the late 1700s.
An African-American woman was on TV: she was not playing a maid or some downtrodden character.
Instead he has emphasized core elements of the social gospel like combatting poverty and ministering to the sick and downtrodden.
Their earthly needs are tended to by Mrs Doyle, the downtrodden, eccentric and pathologically dedicated housekeeper.
Funny combination, thata college highbrow and an humble, downtrodden tiller of the soil.
The German Yorick was the champion of the oppressed and downtrodden.
Never before had a downtrodden nation worked harder to win liberty through liberation from the French yoke.
He was badly dressed, and bore a sad, depressed, downtrodden aspect.
Still, they are downtrodden and considered infinitely inferior to men.