SCLC’s Charles Steele Jr. leading fight for fair play

Charles Steele Jr. is president and CEO of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference, which was co-founded by the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. A native of Tuscaloosa, Alabama, he served eight years on the City Council and 2 ½ terms in the Alabama state Senate before leaving to helm SCLC from 2004 to 2009. […]

Georgia Rep. Tyrone Brooks to honor MLK by avenging massacre at Moore’s Ford Bridge

State representative Tyrone Brooks, D-Atlanta, is a walking pillar of fascinating history. Sit with this stately man for just a few moments and you understand that his mind is a vast vault that jealously guards a treasure trove of priceless, unforgettable moments during the most turbulent — albeit successful — decade of the 20th century. Brooks […]

Joseph Lowery’s wife, Evelyn, rushed to hospital after suffering stroke

Evelyn Lowery, the wife of beloved civil rights leader Joseph E. Lowery, was reportedly rushed to the hospital after suffering a stroke. The family released a statement to the media, saying Evelyn Lowery is listed in critical condition and is currently under-going treatment at an undisclosed location, according to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. “As a family […]

SCLC Hosting 55th Conference Where Trayvon Martin Was Killed in Florida

The Southern Christian Leadership Conference is hosting its 55th annual conference in Lake Mary and Sanford, Fla., the region near Orlando where George Zimmerman confessed to killing Trayvon Martin. Highlighting the annual convention will be a rally and march on Saturday, July 21 at 10 a.m. from a local church to the old Sanford courthouse where […]