Coretta Scott King Young Womens Leadership Academy

Atlanta Public Schools

Six Principles of Kingian Non-Violence

Principle 1: Nonviolence is a way of life for courageous people. 

Principle 2: Nonviolence is a way of life for the framework of the future. 

Principle 3: Attack forces of evil, not persons doing evil. 

Principle 4: Accept suffering without retaliation for the sake of the cause to achieve a goal. 

Principle 5: Avoid internal violence of the spirit as well as external physical violence. 

Principle 6: The Universe is on the side of justice.