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Season for Nonviolence 2012: February 15

  January 30 – April 4 February 15 A young Gandhi (right) at Tolstoy Farm   Deed In 1908, Gandhi moved to Tolstoy farm, an 1,100-acre communal settlement about 20 miles from his law office in Johannesburg. He often covered the distance between the farm and…

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Season for Nonviolence 2012: February 13

  January 30 – April 4 February 13 King was the target of rock throwers in Chicago   Deed A crowd of hostile whites was waiting for King in Chicago’s Marquette Park in 1966. Police officers surrounded King as he arrived at the park, “but seconds…

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Season for Nonviolence 2012: February 10

  January 30 – April 4 February 10 King speaks with a building janitor in Chicago   Deed Bill Rutherford was still new to King’s Southern Christian Leadership Conference when he and King arrived 30 minutes late for a crucial SCLC meeting at Ebenezer church. “We…

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Season for Nonviolence 2012: February 9

  January 30 – April 4 February 9 Gandhi abstained from tea but made some for his wife Kasturba every morning   Deed After many experiments with diet, Gandhi at one point concluded that “humans were designed to be vegetarian, and extolled a purely fruit diet,…

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Season for Nonviolence 2012: February 8

  January 30 – April 4 February 8 General Douglas MacArthur admired Gandhi’s philosophy of nonviolence   Deed August 1942. Having refused Britain’s offer for Indian independence in exchange for aiding the British in World War II, Gandhi launched the “Quit India” movement, demanding that the…

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