Friday, February 13, 2009

50th Anniversary of Martin Luther King's journey to India to study Mahatma Gandhi

"We think that the spirit of Gandhi is much stronger today than some people believe. Today we no longer have a choice between violence and non-violence; it is either non-violence, or non-existence."

Anniversary of Luther King, Jr.'s Trip to India
Friday, 13 February 2009, 3:39 pm
Press Release: US State Department

Martin Luther King III comes to India for a date with Gandhi
NEWKERALA.COM News Section: New Delhi, Feb 12, 2009

It will be a rare confluence of the legacy of Mahatma Gandhi, Martin Luther King Junior, nostalgia and jazz when Martin Luther King III comes to India Saturday to retrace the pilgrimage of his father 50 years ago....

"We need Martin Luther King and Gandhiji more than ever"
THE HINDU - Special Correspondent - February 12, 2009

NEW DELHI: The U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday passed a resolution recognising the 50th anniversary of the visit of legendary civil rights activist Martin Luther King Jr. to India and the positive influence of Mahatma Gandhi's teachings on his work during the American Civil Rights Movement....


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