Presidential Medal of Freedom Recipient - Cordy Tindell "C.T." Vivian

November 22, 2013 | 3:35 | Public Domain

C.T. Vivian is a distinguished minister, author, and organizer. A leader in the Civil Rights Movement and friend to the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., he participated in Freedom Rides and sit-ins across our country. Dr. Vivian also helped found numerous civil rights organizations, including Vision, the National Anti-Klan Network, and the Center for Democratic Renewal. In 2012, he returned to serve as interim President of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference.

For more information visit http://www.whitehouse.gov/medal-of-freedom

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