Evelyn Lowery funeral update

In celebrating the life and legacy of Civil Rights icon Mrs. Evelyn Gibson Lowery, the Lowery family has confirmed the following schedule of events: Monday, September 30, 2013 Public Viewing Cascade United Methodist Church 3144 Cascade Rd Atlanta, GA 30311 11:00a.m. – 9:00p.m. Tuesday, October 1, 2013 Ivy Beyond the Wall Ceremony conducted by the […]

Joseph Lowery’s wife, Evelyn, update on condition following stroke

On Thursday, Sept. 19, 2013, we reported Mrs. Evelyn Lowery, 88, the wife of beloved civil rights leader Joseph E. Lowery, was reportedly rushed to the hospital after suffering a stroke. Today, Saturday, Sept. 21, 2013, the Lowery family has issued a statement: Statement from the Lowery Family on the Condition of Mrs. Evelyn Lowery […]

Rev. Dr. Joseph Lowery takes a stand against modern-day disenfranchisement

“Everything has changed and nothing has changed,” the Rev. Dr. Joseph Lowery opens during a recent rally in Ebenezer Baptist Church’s courtyard. Reflecting on a sermon he delivered in the 1980s, Lowery, the dean of the Civil Rights Movement, issued a call to action to civil rights, religious, civic and labor leaders and legislators to […]