Civil Rights Icon, Dr. Joseph Lowery Has passed | Chicago Defender

Civil Rights Icon, Dr. Joseph Lowery Has passed

Dr. Joseph Lowery, the Dean of the Civil Rights Movement passed away late Friday night at his home in Atlanta. The co-founder and president for two decades of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference had been a leader in the Civil Rights movement since the early 1950s, walking alongside Dr. Martin Luther King, Rev. Ralph Abernathy … Continue reading Civil Rights Icon, Dr. Joseph Lowery Has passed