Nashville Peace Calendar
This calendar, privately run by Eric Schechter, is not officially affiliated with NPJC E-blast, despite overlap in content and staff.
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February is African-American History Month. There are too many history events for me to list them all on the calendar, but you can find some of them at the library, Vanderbilt, public television, and elsewhere.

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1914 Ludlow Massacre
1989 Tiananmen Square protest gathering begins
5:00pm
Earth Day (since 1970)
10:00am - 2:00pm
5:00pm - 7:00pm
7:00pm
5:00pm
6:30pm - 8:00pm
1915 Armenian genocide begins
6:00pm - 9:00pm
6:15pm - 7:30pm
6:30pm
6:30pm - 9:00pm
1974 "Carnation Revolution": Fascism ends in Portugal, almost entirely without violence
5:00pm
6:00pm
7:00pm - 10:00pm
7:30pm - 9:00pm
1986 Chernobyl meltdown
4:00pm
8:00pm - 12:00am
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1965 USA invades Dominican Republic
2004 Abu Ghraib prisoner abuse exposed
6:00pm
6:00pm - 7:30pm
6:00pm - 8:15pm
7:00pm - 9:00pm
1992 riots begin in Los Angeles after Rodney King's assailants acquitted
1967 MLK opposes war at Riverside Church
1997 Ellen DeGeneres comes out on tv
5:00pm
6:30pm - 8:00pm
2003 Bush's "Mission Accomplished" photo-op
Labor Day in most countries (for the Haymarket Martyrs); Law Day in the USA
6:30pm
7:00pm
 
1886 Haymarket Massacre
9:00am - 5:00pm
11:00am - 1:00pm
1:00pm
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1961 Freedom Riders begin
1970 Kent State massacre
1818 Marx's birthday
1925 Scopes arrested for teaching evolution
1981 Bobby Sands dies in hunger strike
6:00pm - 9:00pm
 
5:00pm
6:30pm - 8:00pm
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1973 Ellsberg acquitted
1:30pm - 4:30pm
6:00pm - 8:15pm
6:00pm
6:30pm
7:00pm
5:00pm
6:30pm - 8:00pm
1935 National Labor Relations Act passed
1969 Reagan sends National Guard to end People's Park occupation in Berkeley
6:00pm
6:00pm - 9:00pm
6:30pm
1918 Sedition Act passed
1896 Supreme Court ôseparate but equal" ruling, overturned on this same day in 1954
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6:30pm - 8:00pm
 
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6:30pm - 8:00pm
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6:30pm - 9:00pm
1838 "Trail of Tears" forced march begins
 
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 RALLY demonstrations - messaging directed toward the general public; it's important to get visibly high attendance at these
 LOBBYING meet with the government
 LECTURE  and/or workshop -- often contains Q-and-A at the end. Or conference, i.e., many lectures and/or workshops.
 FILM often followed by a discussion
 BUSINESS ordinary "business" meetings, generally periodic, usually indoors, typically where more interesting events are planned
 OUTDOOR LABOR wear "work" clothes and expect to get dirty
 SOCIALIZING mainly schmoozing, but may also include something else -- e.g., a lecture, a potluck dinner.
 PERFORMANCE live (e.g., on stage). Listed on this calendar only if it includes political themes and/or is a benefit for a political cause. On rare occasions this category may also include noteworthy tv or radio specials. This calendar will not list weekly programs, but we recommend Bill Moyers, DemocracyNow!, and most of the WRFN schedule.


Historical information in this calendar is taken from Peace and Justice History.