King lived long enough to see the growth of Black elected officials, but not a Black president.
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Creecy, 57, was elected SCLC president in January after Bernice King, daughter of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., declined the position. Before that, Creecy had served as the interim president of the civil rights organization founded by Martin King and other civil rights leaders in 1957.
The Greater Cleveland Congregations (GCC) held its inaugural Founding Assembly on Monday, June 6, at the Masonic Temple located at 3615 Euclid Avenue.
The Atlanta pastor facing four civil lawsuits accusing him of sexual coercion settled the cases out-of-court, his church announced May 26, but the agreement leaves plenty of questions unanswered.