In the 1960s, Gandhi’s nonviolent weapons were taken up by black college students in Nashville, Tennessee. Disciplined and strictly nonviolent, they successfully desegregated Nashville’s downtown lunch counters in five months, becoming a model for the entire civil rights movement.
Guest Expert: Michael Beer, who is the Director of Nonviolence International and the author of 'Civil Resistance Tactics for the 21st Century'. The book can be accessed here: https://www.nonviolenceinternational.net/nv_book
Facilitator: A long-time activist, for over 30 years, LeeAnn McKenna has been doing work in conflict zones around the world, supporting local initiatives for peace.