This is part of a series of books that have been influential in my life, going back to grade and high school and on to the present. It would be nice if these posts started a dialogue–what books influenced you, the reader, and why or how? I was a senior in high school when …
Writer-director Barry Alexander Brown’s film is based on Bob Zellner’s well-received 2008 autobiography The Wrong Side of Murder Creek: A White Southerner in the Freedom Movement. The author’s move from sympathetic but do-nothing white moderate to zealous C-R activist is a good illustration of Dr. King’s criticism in his famous prison letter. At first …
When a Gospel choir & the author of a play about Martin Luther King travel to Palestine to join with nonviolent Palestinians to produce the play they are surprised by what they discover is going on in the occupied land.
The story of how Gandhi, regarded as the Father of India’s independence , from South Africa to his nonviolent revolution in India.
Photos, newsreel clips, interviews, & quotes, tell the story of Gandhi’s last days , from release from prison thru his campaign against violence & hatred that erupted when Pakistan separated from India.
The story of Dr. Luther King and the many brave men & women who engaged in the Montgomery Bus Boycott is told in great detail.
The impact of the Montgomery Bus Boycott is depicted through the experience of Odessa, a maid who works across town for a white family. Her influence on the wife upends her employers’ family.
A Vietnam War vet father teaches his children tolerance and nonviolence, whereas at first the children engage in a war over a tree house, but come around.