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HIST 125 Aim of Southern Christian Leadership Conference Discussion

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What was the basic aim of Southern Christian Leadership Conference?
The Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC) began in 1957 with its first president,
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. the movement drew influences and independence from Negro
churches in the southern. It was formed to direct and manage the protests of local groups in
south. As well, its formation was catalyzed by the high number of injustices that led to the end of
the Montgomery Bus Boycott movement. Montgomery Bus Boycott was formed to desegregate
public transportation, where they felt that Negros denied equal rights with other Americans.
“The Southern Christian Leadership Conference has a basic aim of achieving full citizenship
rights, equality, and the integration of the Negro in all aspects of American life….’
It aimed to form an association that directs and supports peaceful actions. The movement had a
mandate of realizing the full rights, equality, and incorporation of black people in all facets of
America life.
What was the overriding philosophy of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference?
The Southern Christian Leadership Conference's aim was principally to train leaders as
well as to drive the registration of voters. The organization engaged in a critical role in the civil
rights to bring to end discrimination of voters in Birmingham and Albany. As well, its
philosophy was to resist any form of wicked and sinful actions peacefully.

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Surname 1 Student’s Name Professor’s Name Course Date ‘What was the basic aim of Southern Christian Leadership Conference?’ The Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC) began in 1957 with its first president, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. the movement drew influences and independence from Negro churches in the southern. It was formed to direct and manage the protests of local groups in south. As well, its formation was catalyzed by the high number of injustices that led to the end of the Montgomery Bus Boycott movement. Montgomery Bus Boycott was formed to desegregate public transp ...
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