Bernice King ditches SCLC

January 21, 2011  |  

Bernice King is washing her hands of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference. King was elected to serve as President of organization over a year ago. King would have been the first woman to hold the post, in the organization founded by her father over 50 years ago.  But things changed after the group’s chairman and treasurer were accused of mismanaging funds. From there leadership unity dissolved.

King told the Associated Press, she and the other leaders didn’t agree on how to move forward.

Would you have left the organization after making this commitment?

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