The Black Church

Thurman’s Non-Violent Approach Inspired MLK’s Movement

Clip: Season 1 | 1m 36s | Video has closed captioning.

In 1949, Thurman published “Jesus and the Disinherited,'' promoting the discipline of non-violence. Inspired by his ideas, Martin Luther King Jr. urges his followers to follow his word.

Aired: 02/15/21

Rating: NR

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