The Southern Christian Leadership Conference

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Wife Of Civil Rights Leader Joseph Lowery Hospitalized

ATLANTA (WAOK)-The wife of civil rights leader Rev. Joseph Lowery was hospitalized late Wednesday. Evelyn Lowery was reported to be suffering from a stroke late Thursday. The family issued a statement saying she was in […]


The SCLC, founded by Civil Rights Leader Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., says that all symbols of the Confederacy must be removed from society. (Credit: Getty Images)

President Charles Steele Back At SCLC

ATLANTA(AP/WAOK) — The Southern Christian Leadership Conference is bringing back one of its past presidents to serve as the civil rights organization’s chief executive officer. The SCLC announced today that Charles Steele will serve as […]