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Season for Nonviolence 2012: February 24

  January 30 – April 4 February 24 Civil rights demonstrators in Chicago   Deed Chicago – August 1966. With tensions running high due to outbreaks of violence, Archbishop Cody of Chicago called for a cessation of demonstrations against racist housing practices in the city. The…

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Season for Nonviolence 2012: February 23

  January 30 – April 4 February 23 Gandhi’s Salt Satyagraha responded to brute force with truth force   Deed Meeting with a group of Europeans in Johannesburg in 1906, Gandhi realized that to them passive resistance meant, at best, a weapon of the weak. “It was…

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Season for Nonviolence 2012: February 22

  January 30 – April 4 February 22 Gandhi was often vulnerable to opponents at prayer meetings   Deed In April 1939, about 600 demonstrators surrounded a prayer meeting Gandhi had called in Rajkot. The group consisted of supporters of the king of Rajkot who feared…

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Season for Nonviolence 2012: February 21

  January 30 – April 4 February 21 The parsonage where King and his wife lived in Montgomery, Alabama from 1954-1960   Deed “Martin had reservations about owning property, especially after we went to India in 1959 to study Gandhi’s life. He tried to talk me…

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Season for Nonviolence 2012: February 17

  January 30 – April 4 February 17 King outside the SCLC office in Atlanta   Deed 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…

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Season for Nonviolence 2012: February 16

  January 30 – April 4 February 16 Gandhi addresses a mass meeting   Deed “Grow more food,” Gandhi told his fellow Indians late in life at meetings in the countryside, one of which attracted 600,000 people. “Every pint of water, whether from bathing and ablutions…

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