Book Talk: Gandhi Reaches Civil Rights Leaders

by Erica Moody

Mary King’s book reveals new insights into the U.S. civil rights movement. 

By Erica Moody 

Mark King with Gene Sharp (Photo courtesy Mary King)

Mary King with Gene Sharp (Photo courtesy Mary King)

After 15 years of research, nonviolent studies scholar Mary King has completed Gandhian Nonviolent Struggle and Untouchability in South India, a fascinating study that addresses the influence Gandhian nonviolent action had on U.S. civil rights leaders, including Martin Luther King Jr. Read our interview with King and book excerpts featured in our May 2015 issue below.

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