Lynwood Mayor Found within 1966 MLK Photo
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On January 7, 1966, Martin Luther King Jr. collaborated with the Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC) to announce plans for the Chicago Freedom Movement (CFM). The CFM was a campaign that shifted the civil rights struggle from southern cities to the north—in this instance, to join the struggle against discrimination in housing. King moved his family with him to Chicago to examine the conditions of the slums within the city…Please click here to read DaTron Williams’ story in the Southland Voice.