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WASHINGTON (RNS) As one of the last surviving members of a generation of civil rights icons, the Rev. C.T. Vivian was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom by the nation's first African-American president.


  1. This is a fine story Adelle, but with one glaring omission—you failed to mention that Dr. Vivian is president of the
    Southern Christian Leadership Conference [SCLC], the organization formerly headed by Dr. King and Dr. Lowery.

  2. Please excuse me Adelle, I overlooked your reference to Dr. Vivian being SCLC President. I should have known that you are too good of a journalist to make such a mistake!! Again, a top notch job and one we intend to publish in our next issue of SCLC National Magazine.

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