Oprah Winfrey and Joe Biden Pay Tribute to Civil Rights Leader C. T. Vivian
July 24, 2020
Veteran civil rights leader The Reverend C. T. Vivian was remembered this week at a service in Atlanta. C. T. Vivian was a Baptist minister who put his body on the front lines of the struggle for civil rights in the U.S. He helped organize non-violent sit-ins, protests and Freedom Rides across the segregated South in the early 1960s. Vivian was also an advisor to the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Vivian died on July 17th, 2020.