Arun Gandhi Urges Nonviolence in Cornell Speech

GWEI founder, Arun Gandhi, grandson of Mahatma Gandhi, delivered the annual Martin Luther King Jr. Commemorative Lecture Monday night in Cornell University's Sage Chapel, linking his grandfather’s theory of nonviolence to King. “I changed the two words, ‘non-violence’ to one word, ‘nonviolence,’” Gandhi said during the speech. “It stands on its own [and] it is […]

Remembering King: Radical Organizor or Safe Icon

895 streets in the America are named Martin Luther King Jr. Hundreds of clinics, community centers, hospitals and parks throughout the nation also bear his name. No other modern American figure’s name has been attached to so many civic places, said Derek Alderman, a professor of geography at the University of East Carolina who studies […]