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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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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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