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Season for Nonviolence 2012: April 3

  January 30 – April 4 April 3 King accepts the Nobel Peace Prize in 1964   Deed At 35, Martin Luther King became the youngest person ever to win the Nobel Peace Prize. In 1964, the prize included $54,000 in cash. His wife Coretta suggested…

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03 Apr 2012 Posted by aura in News archive no comments

Season for Nonviolence 2012: April 2

  January 30 – April 4 April 2 Gandhi risked his life to promote interfaith unityby reading the Koran at a Hindu prayer meeting   Deed As independence for India drew near after WWII, so did partition: India would be split into 2 countries, Pakistan for Muslims…

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Season for Nonviolence 2012: March 30

  January 30 – April 4 March 30 President Lyndon Johnson shakes hands with MartinLuther King after signing the 1964 Civil Rights Act   Deed The tension in Birmingham led white merchants to agree to remove “Whites Only” and “Blacks Only” signs from restrooms and drinking…

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Season for Nonviolence 2012: March 29

  January 30 – April 4 March 29 Many students protesting in Birminghamwere assaulted; thousands were arrested   Deed When King’s arrest in Birmingham did not attract more protestors, an SCLC staff member proposed recruiting local students. King had reservations, but ultimately agreed. Thousands of African American…

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29 Mar 2012 Posted by aura in News archive no comments

Season for Nonviolence 2012: March 28

  January 30 – April 4 March 28 Fear God, not dictators, Gandhirecommended during and after WWII   Deed Gandhi also counseled Jews in Germany to resist Hitler’s persecution with nonviolence. “If there ever could be a justifiable war in the name of and for humanity,” wrote Gandhi,…

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28 Mar 2012 Posted by aura in News archive no comments