Bernice King to Possibly Lead SCLC, Founded by Her Father, Martin Luther King, Jr.

Rev. Bernice King's father, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., cofounded The Southern Christian Leadership Conference, and now she could possibly lead the civil rights organization. The group will decide between King and Arkansas Judge Wendell Griffe for their next president on October 29, according to the Associated Press. Dr. King served as the SCLC's first president from 1957 until his death in 1968.--CJ

Rev. Bernice King's father, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., cofounded The Southern Christian Leadership Conference, and now she could possibly lead the civil rights organization. The group will decide between King and Arkansas Judge Wendell Griffe for their next president on October 29, according to the Associated Press. Dr. King served as the SCLC's first president from 1957 until his death in 1968.--CJ

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