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Sunday, May 22, 2011

The power of nonviolence

I am very well read in the subject of the civil rights movement, but here is a moving and impressive story that I have never heard before. It is by Bernard Lafayette, one of the lesser-known but nevertheless intrepid colleagues of Dr. King. He was arrested 27 times, and sometimes beaten. Here is the link:

http://www.nytimes.com/2011/05/20/opinion/20Lafayette.html?scp=1&sq=siege%20freedom%20riders&st=cse