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Season for Nonviolence 2013: April 2

  April 2 The site of Gandhi’s first commune features a restored building that once housed his newspaper Then (South Africa, 1904) So moved by ideas in Unto This Last, Gandhi founded the 100-acre Phoenix Settlement, “an experiment in communal living, a way to eliminate…

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Season for Nonviolence 2013: April 1

  April 1 Gandhi translated John Ruskin’s Unto This Last as Sarvodaya (The Welfare of All) Then (South Africa, 1904) Gandhi read Unto This Last by John Ruskin and became convinced that “a lawyer’s work has the same value as the barber’s, as all have…

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Season for Nonviolence 2013: March 21

  March 21 King got good participation in Albany, Georgia but poor results Then (Albany, GA 1962) “The mistake I made [in Albany],” King said, “was to protest against segregation generally rather than against a single and distinct facet of it. Our protest was so…

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Season for Nonviolence 2013: March 20

  March 20 Federal marshals were called in to protect King and others gathered at a church Then (Montgomery, 1961) At First Baptist Church, King met with the Freedom Riders, a group of blacks and whites testing the new law that desegregated interstate bus travel….

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Season for Nonviolence 2013: March 19

  March 19 King participated in the sit-in movement even though it wasn’t his idea or part of his campaign Then (Atlanta, 1960) University students started the lunch counter sit-in movement in February in North Carolina. In October, students in Atlanta organized a sit-in at…

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Season for Nonviolence 2013: March 18

  March 18 Gandhi’s newspapers accepted only wholesome ads Then (South Africa, 1903) Gandhi accepted advertisements for Indian Opinion at first, but changed the policy shortly thereafter. “The very newspaper which writes against the drink evil,” Gandhi wrote, “publishes advertisements in praise of drinks. It is…

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