Wyatt Tee Walker

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Wyatt Tee Walker (August 16, 1929 – January 23, 2018) was an African-American pastor, national civil rights leader, theologian, and cultural historian. He was born in Brockton, Massachusetts.

Walker served as a chief of staff for Martin Luther King, Jr.. In 1958,Walker became an early board member of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC). He helped found a Congress for Racial Equality (CORE) chapter in 1958. As executive director of the SCLC from 1960 to 1964.

Walker died on January 23, 2018, at his home in Chester, Virginia. He was 88.[1]

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  1. Santos, Fernanda (January 23, 2017). "Wyatt Tee Walker, Dr. King's Strategist and Harlem Leader, Dies at 88". The New York Times.

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