PARTS 1 and 2 – Martin Luther King, Jr. and the Chicago Freedom Movement in 1966: Coming to Chicago and the Start of the Campaign.

FEATURE image: Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., 1965. By John P. Walsh The first nonviolent civil rights campaign in the North led by the Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC) started in Chicago, Illinois, on January 5, 1966—50 years ago this month. The multi-pronged campaign was Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s first major effort outside … Continue reading PARTS 1 and 2 – Martin Luther King, Jr. and the Chicago Freedom Movement in 1966: Coming to Chicago and the Start of the Campaign.