Examples of nonviolence in a Sentence
Demonstration organizers are urging nonviolence.
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King was in Italy to receive an international prize recognizing women involved in nonviolence and peace initiatives.
This March, Americus and Koinonia are holding the Clarence Jordan Symposium, celebrating the community’s 75th anniversary, with three days of events, workshops, and speeches, centering around Jordan’s teachings of racial equality and nonviolence.
Kingian nonviolence is a way of thinking and living, and is not confined to the work of social and systemic change.
Days later, King was quietly bailed out and ejected from prison by Albany police chief Laurie Pritchett, who had studied the nonviolence protest method and released King to undermine it.
The real reason that nonviolence is considered to be a virtue in Negroes… is that white men do not want their lives, their self-image, or their property threatened.
Mennonites, who have their roots in the centuries-old Anabaptist movement, believe in adult baptism and are devoted to nonviolence, pacifism and social justice.
After the shooting of James Meredith, who led the March Against Fear, King returned to the South, his immutable core principle of nonviolence proving at odds with the growing Black Power movement spearheaded by Stokely Carmichael.
The basic tenets of true feminism remain nonviolence, nondiscrimination, and justice for all.
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