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U.S. Department of state launches Gandhi-King Scholarly Exchange Initiative

This initiative aims to bring together 20 emerging young civic leaders from India and the United States to advance civil rights, social justice, and inclusion on the local, national and international levels.

Martin Luther King Jr. (L) and Mahatama Gandhi (R) Source: Public Domain

The Department of States’ Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs has announced the launch of the Gandhi-King Scholarly Exchange Initiative today.  The exchange will be open from June 15, 2022, with a one-week virtual program and orientation followed by a two-week academic residency hosted at Alabama A&M University, a Historically Black College and University (HBCU) and the University of Alabama.

The Exchange is being done to celebrate the two respective prominent personalities in the history, Mahatma Gandhi and Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr who were leaders of civil rights and social justice.

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