joseph lowery

Joseph Lowery

Civil rights icon who now strongly supports illegal immigration. United Methodist Church minister and former president of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference.

Chairman of the Georgia Coalition for the Peoples Agenda.

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Benediction at Obama's inaugural: all white people are racists, all non-white are oppressed (Rev. Joseph Lowery) - 01/20/09

At the inauguration, the speech from Barack Obama was preceded by Pastor Rick Warren, and followed by a benediction from civil rights icon Rev. Joseph Lowery. The latter welcomed us to Barack Obama's "post-racial" America, saying among other things:

Curt Thompson Teodoro Maus press conference article - 07/11/07

cache Li­deres afro americanos y latinos repudian comentarios de Perdue (Monday, 18 September 2006) -

Lowery: Latinos, blacks need to unite - 10/12/06

[[Atlanta Journal-Constitution]]/[[Shelia Poole]]/[[October 12, 2006]]/ link The Rev. Joseph E. Lowery on Wednesday urged Latinos and African Americans to form alliances to build a political and civil rights powerhouse. Lowery, president emeritus of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference, compared the immigrant rights movement today to yesterday's civil rights movement.

Groups demand Perdue retract immigration statements - 10/12/06

Associated Press/Dorie Turner/[[September 18, 2006]]/ link Hispanic and black leaders on Monday called for Gov. Sonny Perdue to retract statements about illegal immigrants made last week during the announcement of a statewide crackdown on false documentation.