Category: peace

twixnmix: Dick Gregory visits John Lennon an…

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Dick Gregory visits John Lennon and Yoko Ono during their Bed-in For Peace at the Queen Elizabeth Hotel in Montreal, May 1969.

Gregory unsuccessfully ran for President of the United States in 1968 as a write-in candidate of the Freedom and Peace Party. If elected, he promised to ‘paint the White House black’.

twixnmix: Coretta Scott King at Women’s In…

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Coretta Scott King at Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom conference in Washington, D.C on March 28, 1968.

(Original Caption) Mrs. Martin Luther King presiding at conference of Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom – one of the world’s oldest peace organizations. The league presented a proposal for a Vietnam peace settlement and called for a “ceasefire now.“ Mrs. King said that “all women have a common bond – they don’t want their husbands and sons maimed and killed in war.”

Artist Keith Haring attends the PRO-Peace Bene…

Artist Keith Haring attends the PRO-Peace Benefit to Raise Funds for the Great Peace March at the Palladium in New York City

on January 18, 1986. 

Photos by Ron Galella

Jimi Hendrix and his girlfriend Devon Wilson…

Jimi Hendrix and his girlfriend Devon Wilson backstage at the Winter Concert for Peace held at Madison Square Garden in New York City on January 28, 1970.

Photos by Fred W. McDarrah

Coretta Scott King at Women’s International League for…

Coretta Scott King at Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom conference in Washington, D.C on 

March 28, 1968.

(Original Caption) Mrs. Martin Luther King presiding at conference of Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom – one of the world’s oldest peace organizations. The league presented a proposal for a Vietnam peace settlement and called for a ‘ceasefire now.’ Mrs. King said that ‘all women have a common bond – they don’t want their husbands and sons maimed and killed in war.’