This week we present musical calls for social justice of past generations that stand the test of time and still ring true today. Featuring Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young; Carrie Newcomer; and Bruce Cockburn.
This week we focus on the inspiring music supporting the Black Lives Matter movement, featuring songs by Common & John Legend, J. Cole, and Alicia Keys.
These featured peacemaking musicians reflect the diversity of the Abrahamic faiths: Pat Humphries & Sandy Opatow, Matisyahu, Emmanuel Jai, & Yusuf Islam/Cat Stevens.
For our Music Vision Week, we highlight select songs by Michael Jackson, John Lennon, and Bob Marley for their uplifting hopeful visions for our world.
George Lakey is a peace trainer and activist who founded Training for Change, an organization that trains leaders and groups in strategic nonviolent action.
Dorothy Day was a pacifist activist and journalist who co-founded The Catholic Worker. She was a vocal nonviolent activist during several American wars.
Frederick Douglass was an iconic abolitionist speaker, writer and activist who was born a slave, but claimed his own freedom and then worked to end slavery.
Roger Williams a visionary early-American who advocated for religious liberty and separation of church and state. He founded Rhode Island in 1636 as a pure democracy.
Hildegard Goss-Mayr & Jean Goss left a lasting imprint on peace training in their process for developing strategies & their methods of teaching nonviolence.
Jerzy Popiełuszko was a preist involved in the historic nonviolent freedom movement known as Solidarity. Ultimately, he became a martyr for that revolution.