DAWN Commission celebrates Dr. Tunde Adegbola @60

Dr. Adegbola has published several articles and journals; and
he has presented at notable international conferences.
Dr. Adegbola is a recipient of multiple awards. He received
the British Chevening Scholarship; he is also a recipient of
the 2011 Unsung Hero Award of the Change A Life
Foundation for “taking African cultures into the knowledge
era”. He is a former national athlete, a lover of music and an
accomplished musician.


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This Day In #History 01/08

August 1, 1914
As World War I began, Harry Hodgkin, a British Quaker, and Friedrich Siegmund-Schulte, a German Lutheran pastor, attending a conference in Germany, pledged to continue sowing the “seeds of peace and love, no matter what the future might bring,” germinating the idea for the Fellowship of Reconciliation (FOR).
FOR’s Mission: FOR seeks to replace violence, war, racism, and economic injustice with nonviolence, peace, and justice. We are an interfaith organization committed to active nonviolence as a transforming way of life and as a means of radical change. We educate, train, build coalitions, and engage in nonviolent and compassionate actions locally, nationally, and globally.

August 1, 1920

Mohandas Gandhi began the movement of “non-violent non-cooperation” with the British Raj (ruling colonial authority) in India. The strategy was to bring the British administrative machine to a halt by the total withdrawal of Indian popular support, both Hindu and Muslim. British-made goods were boycotted, as were schools, courts of law, and elective offices.

H/T Carl Bunin

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