Wed., January 30, 2013 12:01pm
Emory University's library plans to exhibit materials from the archives of a civil rights organization founded by the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. The exhibition of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference's materials opens Feb. 21 at Emory's Robert W. Woodruff Library.
Wed., July 18, 2012 7:05am
A group of leaders of local affiliates of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference is suing the national organization, saying former president Isaac Newton Farris Jr. is the current and lawful president of the organization.
Wed., May 2, 2012 10:00am
Emory University is making the Southern Christian Leadership Conference's archive available to researchers and the public. The archives opened Tuesday at Emory's Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library.
Fri., April 27, 2012 8:11am
The state's highest court will not to hear a challenge over the leadership of a historic civil rights group. The Georgia Supreme Court denied a request to hear the challenge brought by ousted board members of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference.
Fri., April 20, 2012 7:00pm
A nephew of famed civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. will no longer lead the Southern Christian Leadership Conference that his uncle co-founded.
Thu., July 28, 2011 3:04pm
The president of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference died early Thursday morning. The Rev. Howard Creecy-Jr. had only held the post of the civil rights group since the start of the year. The SCLC says Creecy, Jr. died of an apparent heart attack at his Atlanta home. He was 57.
Fri., January 21, 2011 3:12pm
King said Friday that she is shifting her attention to furthering her mother's legacy after dedicating "an exhaustive amount of time, energy and resources to assess the organization and prepare for my transition."
Thu., June 3, 2010 7:52am
Testimony continues in a hearing to determine who is in charge of SCLC.
Tue., April 20, 2010 9:14pm
The Southern Christian Leadership Conference has had their bank accounts fr
Tue., April 20, 2010 11:26am
An internal investigation shows the ousted chairman and treasurer for the S