Hiroshima Day Peace Procession 1945-2015

Thursday, August 6, 2015 - 11:45am - 12:45pm
Gather downtown Syracuse, Clinton Square
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On August 6, 1945, the U.S. government dropped an atomic bomb on the city of Hiroshima, followed three days later by the bombing of Nagasaki, killing almost 200,000 innocent people. On August 6, Syracuse activist take to the street to mourn the tragic loss of innocent life and commit to a world without war. Join us on this 70th anniversary as we say, "Hiroshima, never again, not in our name."

 

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 The July/August 2015 issue of the Peace Newsletter features a reflection on "Racism, Colonialism, and Nuclear Terrorism" by Diane Swords. Diane reminds us of the connections between civil rights activists and the movement to resist nuclear weapons proliferation.

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