How Gandhi influenced James Farmer and the US civil rights movement

Podcast Host Stephanie Van Hook and University of Mary Washington Professor P. Anand Rao discuss the connection between Gandhi and the civil rights movement and how it ties into the legacy of CORE co-founder James Farmer.

Nonviolence Radio is a 60-minute program featuring news about nonviolence culture and movements around the world. The show also includes inspiring discussions with nonviolence practitioners and movement-builders.

Dr. P. Anand Rao is a Professor of Communication and Director of the Speaking Intensive Program and the Speaking Center at the University of Mary Washington. Anand has presented at dozens of national and international academic conferences, and regularly serves as a consultant and workshop leader for academic programs in the United States.

Music featured in this show is a rendition of “We Are Climbing Jacob’s Ladder” by Bernice Johnson Reagon & Vocal Group.

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