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MLK Week Presents: Mobile Pantry Distribution
The Framework Behind the Movement
The goal of the week is to bring the FSU and Tallahassee communities together to reflect on the past and support one another to engage in creating social justice and advocating for the civil rights of all. This year, the celebration will place special emphasis on recognizing the role of Black women in the movement, including their historical impact and continued legacy, both nationally and locally. The celebration will highlight Dr. King’s framework for social justice each day through the Six Principles of Nonviolence. Created by Dr. King, these principles were institutionalized and strengthened by Coretta Scott King’s continued social justice advocacy and the monumental development of the King Center. We encourage you to reflect on each of these Six Principles of Nonviolence as we move through the week and think about how we as a community can do the work of equity for equality.
Six Principles of Nonviolence
Nonviolence is a way of life for courageous people.
Nonviolence seeks to win friendship and understanding.
Nonviolence seeks to defeat injustice, not people.
Nonviolence holds that suffering for a cause can educate and transform people and societies.
Nonviolence chooses love instead of hate.
Nonviolence believes that the universe is on the side of justice.
Black Women Making Change
Learn more about the impact of Black Women past and present in their fight for liberation and racial justice below.
Black Women In Our Lives Nomination
To further honor the influential Black women in our lives, members of the FSU community have the opportunity to submit a picture and highlight of a Black woman who has been an agent of impact, inspiration, and influence. Submit a nomination below.
MLK City of Tallahassee Parade
In celebration of the MLK Holiday, this event will highlight local service opportunities through the Corporation for National & Community Service website and the Center for...