Latest Nonviolence Stories
They're at the top of many people's holiday gift list, but violent video games can change a person's brain function and desensitize them to real-life violence, a new U.S. study suggests.
By Tom Brown DETROIT (Reuters) - Thousands of mourners, some of whom waited for hours in the cold, paid a final tribute on Wednesday to Rosa Parks, who galvanized the U.S. civil rights movement by refusing to give up her seat on a bus to a white man in the segregated South a half a century ago.
By John Poirier WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Civil Rights pioneer Rosa Parks became the first woman to lie in honor in the U.S. Capitol Rotunda on Sunday, a tribute usually reserved for presidents, soldiers and politicians.
By Paul Simao ATLANTA (Reuters) - Coretta Scott King, the widow of slain civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr., faces an extended stay in an Atlanta hospital, where she is recovering from a stroke that left her partly paralyzed, her doctor said on Friday.
By Tabassum Zakaria CRAWFORD, Texas (Reuters) - Folk singer Joan Baez joined anti-war protesters near U.S. President George W. Bush's ranch on Sunday to meet with military families who want troops pulled out of Iraq.
By Paul Simao ATLANTA (Reuters) - Coretta Scott King, the widow of slain civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr., has been admitted to an Atlanta hospital with an undisclosed condition, a hospital official said on Tuesday.
ATLANTA (Reuters) - Coretta Scott King, the widow of slain civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr., has been admitted to an Atlanta hospital, a hospital official said on Tuesday. "She is here and is resting comfortably," said Diana Lewis, a spokeswoman for Piedmont Hospital.
By Richard Cowan WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Construction of a memorial honoring slain U.S. civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. would get a boost under legislation approved on Tuesday by congressional negotiators to inject $10 million in public matching funds for the project.
- A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
- One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.