Preacher of Nonviolence: Howard Thurman, mentor to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., featured in PBS documentary
Howard Thurman, a theologian who mentored the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. is the subject of a new documentary that highlights the influence the older man had on a range of civil rights leaders.
Howard Thurman preached and taught nonviolence after meeting Mahatma Gandhi in India.
“Backs Against the Wall: The Howard Thurman Story,” a 55-minute film, highlights how King’s work and mission were shaped by the African-American theologian and writer […]