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Season for Nonviolence 2013: February 25

  February 25 Gandhi (middle row) raised and served in a volunteer Ambulance Corps in the Boer Wars Then (South Africa 1899) From 1896-1899, Gandhi continued his anti-discrimination activities in South Africa until the second Boer War broke out. Convinced that Indians must support the…

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Season for Nonviolence 2013: February 21

  February 21 Gandhi and wife Kasturbai; he was mobbed and nearly killed upon returning to South Africa Then (Durban, South Africa 1896) Word of Gandhi’s pamphlet about mistreatment of Indians in Natal reached South Africa before Gandhi and his family arrived. When Gandhi disembarked…

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Season for Nonviolence 2013: February 20

  February 20 King and other African-American leaders discussed integration with President Eisenhower Then (U.S.A. 1958) King’s leadership of the Montgomery Bus Boycott elevated him, while still in his 20s, to national prominence. In 1958 he accompanied established African-American leaders Roy Wilkins (NAACP), A. Philip Randolph…

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Season for Nonviolence 2013: February 19

  February 19 King’s first book highlighted nonviolence Then (U.S.A. 1958) Two years after the end of the year-long Montgomery Bus Boycott, King had his first book published, Stride Toward Freedom, an account of the campaign. “Most African Americans in Montgomery accepted a nonviolent approach,”…

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Season for Nonviolence 2013: February 14

  February 14  Gandhi and wife Kasturba, circa 1896 Then (India, 1896) While in India moving his family, Gandhi delivered speeches in Mumbai, Poona, and Madras about racial discrimination against Indians in South Africa. A local leader in Poona told him that if he wanted…

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