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John Lewis and CT Vivian belonged to a long tradition of religious leaders in the civil rights struggle

(Photo: Unsplash/James Eades) Vivian, an early adviser to the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., died July 17 at the age of 95. News of his passing was followed just hours later by that of Lewis, 80, an ordained Baptist minister and towering figure in the civil rights struggle. That both men were people of the... Read more

Rev. C.T. Vivian, Longtime Civil Rights Activist, Dies at 95

Rev. C.T. Vivian, Longtime Civil Rights Activist, Dies at 95 (RNS) The Rev. C.T. Vivian, a minister and advocate for civil rights who worked with the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., died Friday (July 17) in Atlanta.Cordy Tindell C.T. Vivian was 95. His daughter, Denise Morse, confirmed his death, describing him to Atlanta... Read more

Civil Rights Icon Rev. C.T. Vivian Has Passed Away | RELEVANT Magazine

The legendary Reverend C.T. Vivian a Civil Rights icon who worked alongside Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and led the Southern Christian Leadership Conference organization he co-founded has passed away. He was 95 years old. Over the last 60 years, Vivian’s work towards creating a more just, equitable society for Black people is almost... Read more