Case Study: Southern Christian Leadership Conference

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Southern Christian Leadership Conference is an African American organization known for its association with Dr. Martin Luther King and the Civil Rights Movement. It was created in an effort to replicate peaceful demonstrations to abolish segregation and end disenfranchisement for blacks in the south. SCLC is significant because throughout the course we have observed various groups or organizations fighting for the civil liberties of African Americans such as Black Panther Party and the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee. Dr. King and the SCLC was often criticized for fighting violence with non-violence. With the help of the minister whom founded the SCLC, the organization drew the power and independence of black churches to support its
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