Civil rights activists, from left to right: Dr. King Bill Berry and Al Raby
The impact of the Leadership Council's work generally did not make it into the newspapers, though most reporters who covered housing or regional issues knew of the organization and relied heavily on staff to understand the beats they covered. In part, the anonymity stemmed from the fact that our services were provided to families who.....
to make this an open city, because it's right. We're going to make it an
open city because it's practical. We're going to make it an open city
because it's sound economics. We're going to make it an open city
because we're tired of being humiliated.
- Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
Though the council itself is no longer active, we'd be happy to answer any questions you may have.