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Southern Christian Leadership Conference

LC control no.n 83051946
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Corporate name headingSouthern Christian Leadership Conference
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See alsoFounder: King, Martin Luther, Sr., 1899-1984
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Founder: Abernathy, Ralph, 1926-1990
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Founder: Baker, Ella, 1903-1986
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Founder: Lowery, Joseph E.
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Founder: Rustin, Bayard, 1912-1987
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Founder: Shuttlesworth, Fred L., 1922-2011
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Other standard no.0000000095173836
Beginning date1957-01-10
LocatedAtlanta (Ga.)
Field of activityCivil rights movements--United States
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Found inIts The Poor People's Campaign, 1968.
English Wikipedia website, viewed Nov. 4, 2015 (The Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC) is an African-American civil rights organization. SCLC, which is closely associated with its first president, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., had a large role in the American Civil Rights Movement; founded Jan. 10, 1957)
Wikipedia, 4 April 2020 (Southern Christian Leadership Conference; founded in 1957 following the Montgomery Bus Boycott victory in Alabama; important players at the Jan. 10, 1957 meeting at the Ebenezer Church in Atlanta, Ga. included: Martin Luther King, Jr., Bayard Rustin, Ella Baker, C.K. Steele, Fred Shuttlesworth of Birmingham, Joseph Lowery of Mobile, and Ralph Abernathy of Montgomery) splash page (Headquarters: Atlanta, Georgia)