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Rev. Joseph Echols Lowery

Rev. Joseph Echols Lowery (1921-2020)

Civil Rights leader Rev. Joseph Echols Lowery died at home, surrounded by his daughters, on Friday, March 27, at the age of 98. He did not put down his sword until his last day. It was Rev. Lowery who agreed to have Helen Butler, the Executive Director of his organization, the Georgia Coalition for the Peoples Agenda, join me as a co-plaintiff in our successful federal suit against Georgia’s GOP Sec. of State, now Governor, Brian Kemp. Sadly, this is

The Son My Father Sent To Birmingham

My dad called me over and said, “I want you to listen to this.” It was 1965 and Martin Luther King was speaking about the three kinds of love as defined by the Greek philosophers

How RFK Saved MLK’s Life

50 years ago today, Robert F. Kennedy was assassinated. This is the story of RFK’s profile in political courage, gambling his brother’s election to the Presidency in order to save Martin Luther King Jr. from lynching