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Background Information

Employment History

Pastor

Southern Christian Leadership Conference

Affiliations

Field Staff Member
Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee

NAACP Governing Committee Member
The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People

Education

masters degree

Harvard University

Web References (52 Total References)


SCLC veteran foot soldier and former ...

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SCLC veteran foot soldier and former Atlanta NAACP governing committee member Rev. Willie Bolden has passed. After SCLC, Rev. Bolden earned a masters degree from Harvard University, served as a union official and was a local government personnel administrator.

Willie Bolden was born in Sumter, South Carolina on December 7, 1938. He was raised in Savannah, Georgia. Bolden served in the U.S. Marines. Inspired by Hosea Williams and Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., he joined the Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC). He was the "Wagon Master" for the Mule Train on the Poor People's Campaign, preparing cities for Dr. King's arrival. Bolden was also active in Williams' Summer Community Organization for Political Education (SCOPE), a program designed to recruit white students to help with the movement.
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Afterwards, Bolden began serving as pastor of the Pilgrim Missionary Baptist Church in Atlanta.


Rev. Willie Bolden, pastor ...

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Rev. Willie Bolden, pastor of Pilgrim Missionary Baptist Church in Atlanta and leader in SCLC


First Coast News | Local News

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"What we are demanding is that at least four, at least 4 other early voting places be opened," said Reverend Willie M. Bolden with the Southern Christian Leadership Conference.


First Coast News | Political News and Election 2004

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"What we are demanding is that at least four, at least 4 other early voting places be opened," said Reverend Willie M. Bolden with the Southern Christian Leadership Conference.


staugustine.com: Opinions & Letters: Letters: Thank yous to Civil Rights oral History narrators 08/10/04

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The following Southern Christian Leadership Conference members who came to St. Augustine to work with local leaders and train demonstrators in nonviolence shared their stories: Ambassador Andrew Young, Dorothy Cotton and Willie Bolden.

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