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James Morris Lawson, Jr. (born September 22, 1928) is an American activist and university professor. He was a leading theoretician and tactician of nonviolence ...

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James Lawson was born in Pennsylvania in 1928. His father and grandfather were Methodist ministers, and Lawson received his local preacher's license in ...

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Mar 19, 2018 ... Reverend James Lawson was a leader in the Civil Rights Movement who advocated for the use of nonviolent tactics to effect positive social ...

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September 22, 1928 – Raised in Massillon, Ohio. While in prison as a conscientious objector to the Korean War, James Lawson wrote, “I'm an extreme radical ...

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The Reverend Dr. James M. Lawson, Jr. grasped faster than almost any other American practitioner the compatibility of the lessons from Gandhi's struggles and  ...

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As a minister who trained many activists in nonviolent resistance, James Lawson made a critical contribution to the civil rights movement. In his 1968 speech, ...

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Rev. James M. Lawson, Jr., is a leading theoretician and tactician of nonviolence and was a key adviser to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. on nonviolent direct action ...

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James Lawson Jr. made a significant mark on the history of the Civil Rights movement in Tennessee and in the South. He is best known in Tennessee history as ...

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Nov 29, 2018 ... James Lawson, center, receives the UCLA Medal as well as a specially commissioned poster for his decades of work advancing civil rights.