PRINCIPLE ONE: Non-violence is a way of life for courageous people.
PRINCIPLE TWO: Non-violence seeks to win friendship and understanding.
PRINCIPLE THREE: Non-violence seeks to defeat injustice, not people.
PRINCIPLE FOUR: Non-violence holds that suffering can educate and Transform.
PRINCIPLE FIVE: Non-violence chooses love instead of hate.
PRINCIPLE SIX: Non-violence believes that the universe is on the side of Justice.
Derived from “Pilgrimage to Nonviolence” in Dr. King’s book
Stride Toward Freedom, Harper & Row, 1958