SOURCE: NY Times
As Hindu nationalism continues its march across India, a cult of personality is rising around Nathuram Godse, the Hindu extremist who killed Gandhi.
SOURCE: Washington Post
by Gillian Brockell
King first learned about Gandhi as a seminary student in 1949, just a year after Gandhi had been assassinated. He soon wrote about Gandhi in his schoolwork as a person who “greatly reveal[s] the working of the Spirit of God.”
Ramachandra Guha, a historian of modern India, spoke with NPR at his home in Bengaluru, India, in May.
SOURCE: The Conversation
by Walter E. Fluker
Thurman played an important role in the civil rights struggle as a key mentor to many leaders of the movement, including Martin Luther King Jr., among others.
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