Welcome to the Blogging Carnival for Nonviolence. I will be posting blogs here every day during the International Week for Nonviolence, 16th-23rd August, so please come back. Please also share this link with your networks. Thank you for joining us.
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Click here for more information about the International Week for Nonviolence.
Click here for the live web stream of the International Summit on Non-Violence Saturday, August 23, 2014.
NATIONAL SUMMIT ON NON-VIOLENCE
Metropolitan AME Church, WDC
1518 M. Street, NW, WDC
SATURDAY, AUGUST 23, 2014
9 AM/EST - 5 PM/EST
Click here for my blog on Why I Am Committed to Nonviolence.
Hands up - Don't Shoot Protest in NYC following the killing of 18-year-old Michael Brown. This really upset me.
Nandaketu on Nonviolence - Nandaketu speaks about defusing conflict between different groups of Muslim children and what he learned from children about stopping bullying.
The Wild, Wild West - Codis Hampton II asks, since people in the old west decided to stop shooting, killing and burying one another, why is it now okay for people to carry guns?
President Obama on the Ferguson Situation. The President has said "too many Black men are being left behind".
Reverend McFarland on Nonviolence - The pastor of Allegheny Unitarian Universalist Church in Pittsburgh talks about the importance of taking individual personal responsibility.
This Is an Opportunity to Create a Better Future - I wrote this series of blogs during the riots in London and the UK in 2011. They are still relevant today, particularly considering the current turmoil in Ferguson. We can turn this situation around,. See also: Further Thoughts on the Riots.
Turning It Around - NVC trainer and practitioner Locana, a/k/a Elizabeth English, gives examples of how words can turn around difficult or violent situations.
Interview with Paramabandhu explaining why he is committed to nonviolence.
Statement from Imam Talib Shareef, leader of "The Nation’s Mosque", condemning the violence of ISIL.
Filmmaker Ken Fero on Deaths in Police Custody
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