Thursday, July 18, 2013

A Time to Break Silence By Rev. Martin Luther King

In 1967, King was an important opponent of the Vietnam War, and a staunch critic of overall U.S. foreign policy. In his "Beyond Vietnam" speech delivered at New York's Riverside Church on April 4, 1967, King called the United States "the greatest purveyor of violence in the world today." At YouTube at MLK: Beyond Vietnam -- A Time to Break Silence (Full)
Source: Media/History/Other/King, Martin Luther: A Time To Break Silence

Nobel laureate Leymah Gbowee talks to Tavis Smiley

Leymah Gbowee talks about the challenges faced by women in politics.

After watching her native Liberia descend into a lengthy civil war, Leymah Gbowee decided to take a stand. A social worker by profession, she mobilized a coalition of Christian and Muslim women that eventually paving the way for Africa's first democratic election of a female head of state. She's the co-founder and executive director of the Ghana-based Women Peace and Security Network-Africa and Newsweek Daily Beast's Africa columnist.
Source: Tavis Smiley: Nobel laureate Leymah Gbowee

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Music includes Michael Franti & Spearhead - Bomb the World, Jack Johnson Feat & Ben Harper - With My Own Two Hands, The Beatles - While My Guitar Gently Weeps, Craymo - One Love One World, John Kennedy, Gandhi - The Philosophy of Nonviolence, Clinton Fearon - Streets of Freedom, Frank Sinatra - Mack the Knife, Linda Tillery & the Cultural Heritage Choir - Jaime Moreno's Jam, Terry Gangstad - Federali Express, Jimi Hendrix - Star Spangled Banner, Cat Stevens - Moonshadow, The Matrix(Movie), Kenny Rogers - Ruby Don't Take Your Love To Town, The Kingston Trio - M.T.A., Herb Alpert - Bittersweet Samba

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