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India-US ties greatest testament to Gandhi-King legacy, says Indian diplomat

March 03, 2021 9:08 am

Kumar said this at the first Gandhi King Legacy Roundtable Summit organized by the US Congressional Multi Advisory Task Force of Congressman Danny K Davis in cooperation with Metropolitan Asian Family Services on February 26.

US House of Representatives passes legislation to promote Gandhi, Martin Luther King Jr's legacies

December 04, 2020 12:00 pm

The Gandhi-King Scholarly Exchange Initiative Act authorises the State Department, in cooperation with the Indian government, to establish an annual educational forum for scholars from both countries that focuses on the legacies of Mahatma Gandhi and Martin Luther King Jr.

Rosa Parks letter on Martin Luther King Jr. on sale for 4 million

August 03, 2020 5:17 pm

The letter, dated October 6, 1981, was sent to a Mr Kessler more than a decade after Martin Luther King's assassination

US Congressional committee passes bill to promote Mahatma Gandhi, Martin Luther King Jr's legacies

July 30, 2020 9:38 am

The Act authorises the US State Department, in cooperation with the Indian government, to establish an annual educational forum for scholars from both countries that focuses on the legacies of Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi and Martin Luther King Jr.

Seven years of #BlackLivesMatter: Culmination of over a century of protests

July 15, 2020 7:45 pm

The Black Lives Matter movement, which completes seven years this July, needs to be understood as the continuation of a long journey of fervent struggles that the Black community has undertaken in the USA.

'Nonviolence is the answer to the crucial political and moral question of our time': Martin Luther King Jr

February 25, 2020 1:58 pm

Martin Luther King Jr, who was awarded the Nobel Prize for Peace in 1964 emphasises on the need to be non-violent and peaceful in his Nobel Peace Prize acceptance speech.

Explained: Gandhi Legacy Bill — Why Congressman John Lewis has sought $150 million

December 21, 2019 5:13 pm

The aim of this Bill is to affirm the friendships of the governments of the US and India and to establish a bilateral partnership, “for collaboration to advance development and shared values, and for other purposes”.

Bill to promote legacy of Mahatma Gandhi, Martin luther King Jr. introduced in US House

December 21, 2019 10:48 am

The House Bill (HR 5517), which has also been moved to mark the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, affirms the friendship between India and the US and honours the contributions of Gandhi and King.

Speeches, marches mark Martin Luther King anniversary

April 05, 2018 12:04 am

Martin Luther King anniversary: The commemorations stretch from his hometown of Atlanta to Memphis, where he died, and points beyond. Among the first events is a march led by the same sanitation workers union whose low pay King had come to protest when he was shot.

US remembers Martin Luther King Jr. amid racial tensions over police killings

January 20, 2015 12:21 pm

The holiday came against the backdrop of recent nationwide protests over the deaths of unarmed black men.