Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC)

Southern Christian Leadership Conference organized February 1957 Southern Christian Leadership Conference organized at New Orleans meeting with Martin Luther King Jr. as president.

Southern Christian Leadership Council (SCLC)

Southern Christian Leadership Council (SCLC)

SCLC- The Southern Christian Leadership Conference, often referred to as the SCLC, was one of the most significant participants in the civil rights movement in the 1950s and 1960s. The organization is still

The Southern Christian Leadership Conference, often referred to as the SCLC, was one of the most significant participants in the civil rights movement in the and The organization is

Bernie Speaks Out Against Racism at the Southern Christian Leadership Conference

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Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. in   front of SCLC Headquarters   in Atlanta

08 - Southern Christian Leadership Conference: This picture shows King standing in front of a SCLC building in Atlanta. King helped found the group and was also its first president.

Septima Poinsette Clark (1898-1987), born in Charleston, SC, branched out into social action with the NAACP while working as a teacher. As part of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference, she set up citizenship schools that taught regular people how to instruct others in basic literacy & math skills. This teaching enabled more people to register to vote (at the time, many states used literacy tests to disenfranchise African Americans). She helped found @ 900 citizenship schools.

Septima Poinsette Clark (1898-1987), born in Charleston, SC, branched out into social action with the NAACP while working as a teacher. As part of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference, she set up citizenship schools that taught regular people how to instruct others in basic literacy & math skills. This teaching enabled more people to register to vote (at the time, many states used literacy tests to disenfranchise African Americans). She helped found @ 900 citizenship schools.

Xernona Clayton is an American civil rights leader and broadcasting executive. During the Civil Rights Movement, she worked for the National Urban League and Southern Christian Leadership Conference, where she became involved in the workXernona Clayton is an American civil rights leader and broadcasting executive. During the Civil Rights Movement, she worked for the National Urban League and Southern Christian Leadership Conference, where she became involved in the work of Dr. Martin Luther…

Xernona Clayton is an American civil rights leader and broadcasting executive. During the Civil Rights Movement, she worked for the National Urban League and Southern Christian Leadership Conference, where she became involved in the workXernona Clayton is an American civil rights leader and broadcasting executive. During the Civil Rights Movement, she worked for the National Urban League and Southern Christian Leadership Conference, where she became involved in the work of Dr. Martin Luther…

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