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Season for Nonviolence 2013: March 13

  March 13 King arrested for loitering, Montgomery 1958 Then (Montgomery, AL 1960) In May 1960, Martin Luther King was the first person in the history of Alabama to be tried for perjury on his income tax statement. Carrying a potential penalty 10-year prison sentence,…

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Season for Nonviolence 2013: March 12

  March 12 King resigned his pastorate to focus on SCLC Then (Atlanta, GA 1959) King returned from India in March and by November he resigned from Dexter Avenue Baptist Church in Montgomery to focus on running the Southern Christian Leadership Conference and to co-pastor…

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Season for Nonviolence 2013: March 11

  March 11 Gandhi circa 1902 Then (India, 1902) After his train tour, Gandhi opened a law office in Bombay, hoping to practice in the public interest and make a living. Within months, an urgent cablegram arrived from South Africa stating “the situation there was serious”…

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Season for Nonviolence 2013: March 7

  March 7 Gandhi continued to wear Western clothes in the early 1900s Then (India, 1902) Not satisfied to travel third class as a mere observer, Gandhi traded in his Western garb for a rough wool coat, a dhoti, and a shirt. Food tin, towel,…

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Season for Nonviolence 2013: March 6

  March 6 India challenged King’s self-image; here he is removing his shoes to enter Gandhi’s shrine Then (India, 1959) In India, the principal of a high school for former untouchables asked King to speak to his students. He introduced King as “a fellow untouchable…

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Season for Nonviolence 2013: March 5

  March 5 King and Coretta on their last night in India Then (India, 1959) As Gandhi’s descendants tell the story, at the Gandhi museum in Mumbai, Martin Luther King spent hours meditating in the Spartan room where Gandhi used to sleep. When the museum…

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