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Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.: His life in pictures

22-Little six year old Robin Arrington, daughter of a Miami Southern Christian Leadership Conference attorney, leans on Dr. Martin Luther King's shoulder as Dr. King holds a press conference, April 11, 1966, in Miami, Fl. Dr. King arrived in Miami for a meeting to establish a local chapter of his S.C.L.C. (AP Photo) / Beaumont

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The Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC) is an African-American civil rights organization. SCLC was closely associated with its first president, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. The SCLC had a large role in the American Civil Rights Movement.

1957 ~ Martin Luther King, Jr, along with Rustin, Abertnathy, Lowery and…Shuttlesworth founded the Southern Christian Leadership Council.

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SCLC- The Southern Christian Leadership Conference, often referred to as the SCLC, was one of the most significant participants in the civil rights movement in the 1950s and 1960s. The organization is still

the sclc (southern christian leadership conference), a civil rights group was established in 1957 by martin luther king jr., charles k. steele and fred l. shuttlesworth.

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Andrew Jackson Young, first African American to serve as UN Ambassador - politician, diplomat, activist and pastor from Georgia. He has served as Mayor of Atlanta and a Congressman from the 5th (Georgia). He served as President of the National Council of Churches USA, was a member of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC) during the 1960s Civil Rights Movement, and was a supporter and friend of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. He is a member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc.

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