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EASTER MONDAY, APRIL 5 – LISTEN TO DR. KING – REMEMBER & RE-AWAKEN TO HIS MESSAGE!
April 5 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Listen to Dr. King – Remember!
The anniversary of the speech at Riverside Church, April 4, 1967. As the war in Vietnam raged, Dr. decried “Evil Triplets of American Society”: Racism! War! Greed! in a speech entitled “Beyond Vietnam: A Time to Break Silence”
One year later to the day…April 4, 1968, Dr. Rev. Martin Luther King was assassinated in Memphis, TN.
LISTEN TO DR. KING – REMEMBER & RE-AWAKEN TO HIS MESSAGE!
Lockheed Martin, Mall & Goddard Boulevard Boulevards, King of Prussia, PA (directly behind the King of Prussia Mall)
Join in his message…stand before a weapons complex of the world’s #1 war profiteer, among the leading drone war contractors, and the U.S.’s #1 nuclear weapons contractor. A public on-site demonstration. Hold a poster or banner. Listen to the words of Dr. King where they should be heard, at the corporation that sits at the very center of the military-industrial complex.
Spread the seeds of re-awakening to justice and peace. Build support for the UN Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons [U.N. Nuclear Ban Treaty] on January 22, 2021, Entry Into Force. The treaty declares as we do with people around the world that NUCLEAR WEAPONS ARE ILLEGAL.
END WHITE SUPREMACY ABOLISH NUCLEAR WEAPONS
MANDATORY FOR PARTICIPANTS:
Adherence to the discipline of Nonviolence [“of fist, tongue, and heart”, Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.]
Please remember this is AN ONSITE DEMONTRATION. Safety concerns for one another and all others in this continuing time of COVED-19, as the danger continues of infection, must be respected,
Practice SOCIAL DISTANCING and WEAR A MASK OR FACIAL COVERING (no ifs, ands, or buts about it). If you don’t have a mask, we’ll give you one! Please do not walk or wander about the people gathered. Greetings to other participants will be verbal and the twinkle in your eyes.
Please bring your folding chair and once you get situated, remain six feet apart on either side of other participants and remain with your poster til the demonstration ends.
Please check into this site page for any updates and/or adaptations in keeping with the Covid-19 precautions. TAKE CARE OF EACH OTHER, THE MANTRA OF DAY!
REMEMBERING REV. DR. KING
On April 4, 1967, exactly one year before his murder in Memphis, TN., Dr. King delivered his Beyond Vietnam Speech before a crowd gathering at Riverside Church in New York City. In this truly historic speech Dr. King called the U.S. government “the greatest purveyor of violence in the world” and called for nonviolent resistance to what he called the “the evil triplets of American society: racism, materialism, and militarism.
Since the birth of the Brandywine Peace Community in 1977, in the aftermath of the U.S. carnage in Vietnam, we continue to hold tight to the words and example of of Dr. King as we his speech at Riverside and his martyred death on April 4, 1968. We’ve stood at Lockheed Martin, the world’s largest war profiteer and the U.S. chief nuclear weapons contractor for more than decades in a continued commitment to peace, to justice, to nonviolence, and for the abolition of nuclear weapons. Thank you for joining us in that commitment.