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Southern Christian Leadership Conference

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Works: 359 works in 497 publications in 1 language and 10,202 library holdings
Genres: History  Pictorial works  Periodicals  Sources  Archives  Exhibition catalogs  Biography 
Classifications: E185.61, 323.1196073075
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"I have a dream" : a 50th year testament to the march that changed America by Southern Christian Leadership Conference( Book )

6 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a narrative and pictorial history of the 1963 March on Washington, depicting ordinary marchers along with some of the major figures of the twentieth-century Civil Rights Movement
SCLC : the Southern Christian Leadership Conference national magazine( )

in English and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Records of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference, 1954-1970 by Southern Christian Leadership Conference( Book )

4 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Soul force : official journal of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference( )

in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Poor People's Campaign : [a photographic journal by Southern Christian Leadership Conference( Book )

3 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Drum major( )

in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

SCLC newsletter( )

in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Records of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference, 1954-1970( Book )

in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chattahoochee Judicial District : buckle of the death belt ; the death penalty in microcosm( Book )

2 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

These questions have been asked-- : does Martin Luther King, Jr. have the right?, the qualifications?, the duty? to speak out on peace( Book )

1 edition published in 1967 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

New Testament : Martin Luther King Jr. - King James version( Recording )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Movement, the story of SCLC( Book )

1 edition published in 1971 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Crusader( )

in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The American dream by Martin Luther King( Recording )

in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An original speech of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., given in Lynchburg, Va., in 1961 prior to his immortal "I have a dream" speech in Washington, D.C
Black Motion.( Book )

2 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Minutes : central committee 1963( Book )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Charleston's legacy to the poor people's campaign by Jack O'Dell( Book )

in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ralph David Abernathy, a man of the people( Book )

1 edition published in 1971 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

True unity news of Resurrection City( )

in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

To redeem the soul of America : the Southern Christian Leadership Conference and Martin Luther King, Jr. by Adam Fairclough( Book )

1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Though sometimes derided as inefficient, the Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC) excelled during the 1960s in the one activity that mattered the most in the struggle against segregation: the skillful use of nonviolent direct action. Under the leadership of Martin Luther King, Ir., members of the SCLC out-sang, out-marched, and out-prayed their white oppressors. And, as Adam Fairclough reveals in this study they also out-thought them. This book is a history of the SCLC and its role in bringing about a second reconstruction in the South--one that made good the promise of the first. Firmly rooted in the Black church, the SCLC was a spiritually guided organization, but Fairclough shows that it was also an extremely practical one. With painfully limited resources of manpower and money, the organization learned to direct its energies carefully in order to achieve the maximum effect and to place the most pressure on a federal government that was, throughout the struggle, reluctant to act. The SCLC's great talent was in merging grass-roots protest with diplomacy at the highest levels of government, and if it was the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) that was the most effective in advancing voter registration drives and creating local organizations, it was SCLC that built on those foundations and brought to bear, through its campaigns in Selma and Birmingham, the pressure on the national government that resulted in the passage of the 1964 Civil Rights Act and the 1965 Voting Rights Act.--Adapted from book jacket
 
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Alternative Names
Conferência da Liderança Cristã do Sul

Conferencia Sur de Liderazgo Cristiano

Pietinė krikščionių vadovybės asociacija

S.C.L.C.

S.C.L.C. (Southern Christian Leadership Conference)

SCLC

SCLC (Southern Christian Leadership Conference)

Southern Christian Leadership Conference amerikanische Bürgerrechtsorganisation

Southern Christian Leadership Conference organisatie uit Verenigde Staten van Amerika

Southern Christian Leadership Conference organisation américaine des droits civiques

Sudkristana Estrokonferenco

Конференция южного христианского руководства

התאחדות ההנהגה הדרומית-נוצרית

남부 기독교 연합 회의

南部キリスト教指導者会議

南方基督教領袖會議

Languages
English (144)

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To redeem the soul of America : the Southern Christian Leadership Conference and Martin Luther King, Jr.If white kids die : memories of a civil rights movement volunteerSinging the Lord's song : in a strange landBearing the cross : Martin Luther King, Jr. and the Southern Christian Leadership Conference