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Season for Nonviolence 2013: February 12

  February 12 Gandhi self-published many books, starting in 1896 Then (India, 1896) While in India fetching his wife and children, Gandhi wrote The Green Pamphlet, an expose of racial discrimination against Indians in South Africa. Almost all the newspapers reviewed it. The pamphlet passed…

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Season for Nonviolence 2013: February 11

  February 11 King made a living preaching, speaking, & writing Then (Montgomery, Alabama, 1957) For more than 12 years, from December 1955 to April 1968, Martin Luther King was essentially a full-time volunteer for the civil rights movement. Even after he started working formally…

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Season for Nonviolence 2013: February 8

  February 8 King cofounded SCLC to save America’s soul Then (Montgomery, Alabama, 1957) After the Supreme Court ruled that the Montgomery Bus Boycott was legal (and that racial discrimination was illegal), King co-founded the Southern Christian Leadership Conference to fight segregation and achieve civil…

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Season for Nonviolence 2013: February 6

  February 6 Gandhi helped organize the Natal Indian Congress Then (Natal, South Africa, 1894) Suffering severe racial discrimination in the British colony, Gandhi and other Indians founded The Natal Indian Congress in August 1894, 13 months after Gandhi’s arrival in South Africa. It was…

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Season for Nonviolence 2013: February 5

  February 5 King was arrested for allegedly speeding during the Montgomery Bus Boycott Then (Montgomery, Alabama, 1955-56) Within days of becoming president of the Montgomery Improvement Association, King began getting death threats every day. After five weeks, he was arrested for speeding and thought…

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