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Martin Luther King traveled to India to see the effects of nonviolence. Many people met with him, sharing and discussing the value of nonviolent resistance in the struggle to overthrow racialism and imperialism. The trip to India personally influenced Dr. King. He marveled there was little of the hatred and bitterness that usually follows violent campaigns for freedom. In spite of the extreme poverty, Dr. King found little evidence of abuse towards each other, verbally or physically. Dr. King and his companions found that India has made great progress in breaking down the barriers of caste segregation. In many ways, India has been much more successful in desegregation than the United States.

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