Bernice King Declines SCLC Presidency

As we reported last week, Bernice King has declined the presidency of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC), the historic civil rights organization that her father, Martin Luther King, Jr., helped to form. At the time, Bernice released a statement saying that her decision came “after numerous attempts to connect with the official board leaders […]

After being elected to the position last year, Bernice King, the youngest child of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., has declined the presidency of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference. She said in a written statement Friday that her decision came “after numerous attempts to connect with the official board leaders on how to move forward […]