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Millennium Arts Salon 

Melvin Hardy of Washington, DC, was born in the first half of the 2oth century and is a product of Philadelphia’s “Talented Tenth.” He is a post WWII, Korean War, McCarthy and Eisenhower era product. Mr. Hardy came of age during the civil rights movement and was formally educated as an Ivy Leaguer and conducted his graduate thesis in Africa. He is a world traveler, with his wife, Juanita and has come to be an avowed arts and culture collector and advocate. He believes in the power and prowess of the creative classes to uphold the vision, and practice, of the best of humanity’s promise and destiny.  Mr. Hardy is life-intentional in actively working for peace and prosperity for all humans, and for a world free from poverty, racism, discrimination, violence, and injustice.

Mr. Hardy is a Human Development Economist by avocation, an artist in spirit, and is compassionate by nature.

Melvin Hardy’s Peace Blog is a forum for the exploration of our world’s best and brightest contributing to systems thinking to acculturate our world toward peace. Learn more about Millennium Arts Salon >

All images © 2020 Nada Odeh

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