ATLANTA (WAOK)-Hundreds of members of the civil rights community will converge upon Selma, Alabama this weekend to re-enact the march from Selma to Montgomery that took place as a result of the incident known as […]
ATLANTA (AP)-Prosecutors in Georgia have found no proof that two ousted board members of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference stole more than $560,000 from the landmark civil rights organization, according to a draft report. The […]
ATLANTA) The world’s premier non-violence civil rights organization, the Southern Christian Leadership Conference [SCLC], which was spearheaded by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., has agreed to mentor and coach and consult the upstart Occupy Atlanta Movement. […]
ATLANTA (WAOK/Washington Post)-The Rev. Fred L. Shuttlesworth, co-founder and former president of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference, died back on October 5, 2011. He will be buried Monday October 31, some 3 weeks after his […]
ATLANTA (WAOK)- The Southern Christian Leadership Conference’s president, Reverend Howard Creecy Jr., has died. SCLC officials say Creecy died of an apparent heart attack in Atlanta Thursday morning. Creecy, also the pastor of Olivet Church in […]
According to the AJC: Fifteen months after her election, Bernice King, has declined the position of president of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference. King said in a written statement Friday that her decision came “after […]
The debate over who should lead the SCLC continues…
King led prayer vigil scheduled for tonight at Ebenezer Baptist Church…
After nearly 10 months of silence, the Rev. Bernice King is telling the Southern Christian Leadership Conference to end bitter infighting that has split the group.
A dispute over the leadership of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference is finally headed for a judge.