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C.T. Vivian, Civil Rights Pioneer and King's Field General, Is Dead at 95

Jul 18, 2020 - The New York Times

A disciplined advocate of nonviolence, he was on the front lines in the 1960s movement for racial justice.

The Rev. C.T. Vivian, an early civil rights organizer and field general for the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and his Southern Christian Leadership Conference in the historic struggle for racial justice a half-century ago, died on Friday at his home in Atlanta. He was 95.

Two of his daughters, Kira Vivian and Denise Morse, confirmed the death. Ms. Morse said he had been in...