Home | What is NVC | NVC Strategies | NVC Activities | Nonviolent Movements | Lesson Plans

Famous nonviolent movements

Mahatma Gandhi

 

https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/Ovu3xT9uwzBFMuUJ0xRvkyBGHoCNBz2fBJEJkcXLvcM8KSTwJ9aI9Hy-mtlHzXpySe25meIddoHzYECbT6wTgrrNQL59uD-Ol31-3ijXU4AR3VIg6nIQ_5IaR2F1Poyf6qsleLV9

About Gandhi: https://youtu.be/TkHTbkPoEQ8

http://cp91279.biography.com/1000509261001/1000509261001_2033463483001_Mahatma-Gandhi-A-Legacy-of-Peace.jpg

Movement: The Great Salt March- April 1930

About The Great Salt March: http://www.history.com/topics/salt-march

Conflict and history of British control in India: https://www.nonviolent-conflict.org/images/stories/pdfs/kurtz_india.pdf

Martin Luther King Jr.

https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/_XkC5i4Z_e9RIEENcyyQvZv9sH6U6pBRcN1Eh99EbrN34XaNPuYOOzN0_9P42HxdEQSWP6fG0kzDoK0X81vDaP3e6UzRvlcQ9W2pGH1XjMawTbTPS9_OgjKK35m4LoH0BkN7BjBc7Hk7f6xVBQ

About MLK: http://www.thekingcenter.org/about-dr-king

MLK speaking about nonviolence: https://youtu.be/BV3NyDsBKa8

https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/nlJhbm6dj0biz2rKWJW7W_6JZ_Xyqe6V6i4Eqqg3uQnxfGxKWD62B6LApfGQYPP5FGYdvcMTB8FsbI7n8k8M8L12JOhG3aqqD0a79Jj1aOVrZYvRqZqHlMSYva3D0xt9e3nmsU4GMBLJDqnLoA

Movements: Montgomery Bus boycott- December 1955 and Birmingham Campaign in 1963

About the Montgomery Bus Boycott:

http://www.history.com/topics/black-history/montgomery-bus-boycott

 

https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/wbwsnZ-h1syharZ2b40WbXp8NQe5BYOIIp3eZ61VSTK3-GUx0vciuLSOBMmYlb5KVgf2lkjyfPhnirtSmCI1hfkODs1jptC_cx1KggrF_h1TS6VUP8MB0mkLF2QG9YW3yRrN3iw_1D6_gaR-eg

Video about the boycott: https://youtu.be/7ZhSNiTQuqo

Movementís cont.: Birmingham Campaign

About the Birmingham Campaign: http://kingencyclopedia.stanford.edu/encyclopedia/encyclopedia/enc_birmingham_campaign/

https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/Hl45cYof6iqr8UjVOLbv7t3QfdgwyEEq3t8tZng84pfehWbDsB5QzFF1EUEamNx0AS0_n09YVxdZvRjNylPuyaQAIZx5S_91gB1w2KxxokGusCV7o9OPkxuP4dpSsXXBrkE4OpiLs6LFUEuiZg

Video about Birmingham in 1963: https://youtu.be/-0lD37bq8YI

 

John Lennon and Yoko Ono

johnl1.jpg

Movement: Bed in Peace -March 1969

Movie: https://youtu.be/mRjjiOV003Q

About the protest: http://content.time.com/time/photogallery/0,29307,1887244,00.html

 

Advocates

 

dalali.jpg

Dalai Lama

Documentary: https://youtu.be/RLczggToAYA

Official website: http://www.dalailama.com/biography/a-brief-biography

gene_sharp-464x315.jpg

Gene Sharp

Biography: http://ofor.org/sites/default/files/documents/Gene_Sharp-DC-20111118-Wikipedia.pdf

Non-profit organization for the study of nonviolence founded by Sharp: http://www.aeinstein.org/

 

More Resources:

 

Top 10 peaceful protests: http://content.time.com/time/photogallery/0,29307,1887394_1861256,00.html

Methods of nonviolent action:

http://www.aforcemorepowerful.org/resources/nonviolent/methods.php

The success of nonviolent civil resistance: https://youtu.be/YJSehRlU34w

Why civil resistance works: http://www.mitpressjournals.org/doi/pdfplus/10.1162/isec.2008.33.1.7

Nonviolent conflict today: https://www.nonviolent-conflict.org/index.php/what-is-icnc/99-nonviolent-conflict-today