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Universal Declaration of Human Rights

United Nations In commemoration of December 10, 1948. Preamble Whereas recognition of the inherent dignity and of the equal and inalienable rights of all members of the human family is the foundation of freedom, justice and peace in the world, Whereas disregard and...

Sorrow and Kindness

Sorrow goes hand in hand with kindness. You have to know both or you know none for they are the two deepest things inside us. When we have sorrow - we must accept it. With this acceptance, we learn kindness, unconditional kindness, and the understanding that one might...

We Stand at a Crossroads

When we stand at a crossroads where the choices we make will define the future of our democracy, it is not enough to be bystanders. Each and every one of us must rise with unwavering determination. This is on us, it is our society and no one will make change but us....

Outward Action for Inward Change

Nonviolence teaches us that we must change inward while looking and acting outward. Self-transformation shifts the world to be more whole. To see what steps can be taken, we must see how we act and what we do around others. If we see ourselves being deep and...

The Highest Truth Is to See Ourselves in Others

The highest truth is to see yourself in all other beings and all other beings in yourself. Separateness is an illusion, the truth is we are all connected. The clothes on our backs are made by hands around the world belonging to hundreds of people we’ll never meet. The...

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The Role of Creativity in the Struggle for Justice 

by Ursa Kaiser (Martin Luther King Jr. Freedom Center staff, former student) Speech given during the Gandhi Mandela King 2023 International Conference. 6 June 2023 - 9 June 2023. Pietermaritzburg, South Africa. Abstract: We are challenged today with a battle against...

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