Joseph E. Lowery With Others, August 1980

Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC) President Joseph E. Lowery (third from right) poses for a photo with others at the 23rd Annual SCLC Convention in Cleveland, Ohio. Caption from page 20 of the September-October 1980 SCLC Magazine ( “Some of the illustrious head table guests at the Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC) Annual Board/Staff Luncheon during SCLC’s 23rd Annual Convention in Cleveland, Ohio. Pictured left to right: Mr.. W.O. Walker, Publisher of The Cleveland Call and Post; guest speaker Dr. Leon Sullivan, founder and president of Opportunities Industrialization Centers of America (OIC); Dr. Ralph D. Abernathy, president emeritus of SCLC; Bishop F.E. Perry of the Southern Ohio Jurisdiction; Dr. Joseph E. Lowery, president of SCLC; Rev. E. Randel T. Osburn, president of the Ohio Chapter of SCLC; and Congressman Walter Fauntroy, Chairman of the Board of SCLC.