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  • SCLC to Host Inaugural Festivities & People’s Inaugural Gala

    Dec 28, 12 by Brainuser1 Leave a comment


    Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC) will host the SCLC Inaugural Festivities & People’s Inaugural Gala on Sunday, January 20th in Washington, D.C. The Gala will highlight the accomplishments of the organization throughout it’s history, celebrate the re-election of President Barack Obama, and pay homage to it’s founder, Dr. King, who made it all possible. “These exciting […]

  • Obama Mourns Deaths of Fred Shuttlesworth, Steve Jobs

    Oct 6, 11 by EURpublisher02 Leave a comment


    *President Barack Obama has commented on the recent passing of two titans: Fred Shuttlesworth, one of the brave cornerstones of the modern civil rights movement, and Apple creator Steve Jobs, who transformed the computer and entertainment industries, and forever changed the way we consume media. The mastermind behind Apple’s iPhone, iPad, iPod, iMac and iTunes, […]

  • Now What?: Bernice King Dumps Organization Her Father Founded

    Jan 23, 11 by EurPublisher 1 Comment


    *The Southern Christian Leadership Conference, founded by the giants of the American civil rights movement, has spent years in decline and power struggles. Now the once-proud organization faces what might be a final blow with the refusal of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.’s daughter to take the helm. By Friday, following the recent indictment […]

  • King’s Daughter Finally Asks SCLC Factions to Make Peace

    Aug 4, 10 by EurPublisher Leave a comment


    *After nearly 10 months of silence, the Rev. Bernice King urged the Southern Christian Leadership Conference on Tuesday to end the bitter infighting that has split the group she was elected to lead. At an Atlanta news conference, King said she still plans to lead the civil rights group but declined to say when she […]

  • Bernice King Criticized for Poor SCLC Leadership

    Mar 3, 10 by EurPublisher 1 Comment


    *Four months after Martin Luther King Jr.’s daughter was elected president of the civil rights group he co-founded, the organization is in a tailspin and she is silent on why she hasn’t taken the helm. The Southern Christian Leadership Conference has been fractured by infighting and a federal investigation. Agents recently raided the Ohio chapter’s […]