Martin Luther King. Promote non-violence, nuclear disarmament and the abolition of war.

Published by David Krieger at January 12, 2017

Martin Luther King, Jr. was one of the world’s great peace leaders. Like Gandhi before him, he was a firm advocate of nonviolence. In 1955, at the age of 26, he became the leader of the Montgomery bus boycott and two years later he was elected the leader of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference. Within a decade he would receive the Nobel Peace Prize at the age of 35. It came two years after he witnessed the terrifying prospects of nuclear war during the 1962 Cuban Missile Crisis…

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Martin Luther King Jr Day – Promote non-violence, nuclear disarmament and the abolition of war
January 15

I refuse to accept the cynical notion that nation after nation must spiral down a militaristic stairway into the hell of nuclear annihilation… I believe that even amid today’s mortar bursts and whining bullets, there is still hope for a brighter tomorrow… I still believe that one day mankind will bow before the altars of God and be crowned triumphant over war and bloodshed.
—Martin Luther King, Jr., Address in Acceptance of Nobel Peace Prize, 10 December 1964 …

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