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C. T. Vivian, Civil Rights Legend, Dubbed “Greatest Preacher to Ever Live” by MLK, Dies at 95

HeadlineJul 20, 2020

Civil rights legend C. T. Vivian passed away at the age of 95. The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. once described Vivian as “the greatest preacher to ever live.” He was a leading proponent of nonviolent struggle, a close associate of King and a leader in the Southern Christian Leadership Conference.

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