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Radical Saints

A devotional calendar of saints, festivals and memorials for Radicals

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Freedom

April 6th – Miriam 

Miriam

April 6th


Miriam was a prophet of ancient Israel who, along with her brother Moses, helped lead the Israelites to freedom in the book of Exodus.

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March 21st – Sharpeville Massacre

The Sharpville Massacre 

21st March 1969



The Sharpville Massacre occurred in South Africa when police officers opened fire on a protest containing over 5000 attendants, killing 69 of them.  Continue reading “March 21st – Sharpeville Massacre”

January 30th – Mahatma Gandhi

Mahatma Gandhi

2nd October 1869 – 30th January 1948

“The Weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong”

All Men are Brothers, Mahatma Gandhi


Mahatma Gandhi was a political leader in India who fought a peaceful revolution of civic disobedience against the British colonial forces.

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December 18th – The Abolition of Slavery in the USA

Slavery Abolished in the USA

18th December 1865

“Neither slavery nor involuntary servitude, except as a punishment for crime whereof the party shall have been duly convicted, shall exist within the United States, or any place subject to their jurisdiction.”

13th Amendment to the US Constitution


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