Bree Newsome's Inspiring Lesson in Civil Disobedience

Bree Newsome's Inspiring Lesson in Civil Disobedience

Wikipedia defines Civil Disobedience as the active, professed refusal to obey certain laws, demands, or commands of a government, or of an occupying international power. Civil disobedience is sometimes, though not always, defined as being nonviolent resistance. Bree Newsome is giving the world an inspiring lesson on the power of Civil Disobedience. Click the links below to find out more about the people and actions that have utilized Civil Disobedience to exact change. Then go out and Be the Change You Want To See In The World.

Cleansing of the Temple

The Parable of the Good Samaritan

The Boston Tea Party

Henry David Thoreau

Mahatma Gandhi

Sojourner Truth

John Brown

Harriet Tubman

Marcus Garvey, Jr.

Fall of the Berlin Wall

Susan B. Anthony

Chicago Eight

Muhammad Ali

John Carlos

Yo No Coopero Con La Dictadura

Occupied Palestine

Occupy Wallstreet

Tiananmen Square Protests

Sam Sharpe

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Rosa Parks

Malcolm X

The Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan

Nelson Mandela

Fela Kuti

American Civil Rights Movement

American Indian Movement


Father Michael Pfleger

President Barack Obama

Black Lives Matter

James Ian Tyson

Brittany Bree Newsome

#TakeItDown #FreeBree

Bee the Change

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