Southern Christian Leadership Conference

COMMENTARY

The women who stood with Martin Luther King Jr. and sustained a movement for social change

BY: - January 15, 2024

Historian Vicki Crawford is the director of the Morehouse College Martin Luther King Jr. Collection, where she oversees the archive of his sermons, speeches, writings and other materials. Here, she explains the contributions of women who influenced King and helped to fuel some of the most significant campaigns of the civil rights era, but whose […]