Former President Jonathan was honoured by the Southern Christian
Leadership Conference (SCLC), in Atlanta, Georgia with the Presidential
Award in recognition of his leadership in advancing human rights, social
justice and the fight for universal freedom.
The SCLC, founded by the late American Civil Right leader, Dr. Martin
Luther King Jr, in January 1957 is currently led by Dr. Charles Steele
The event is part of the activities leading up to the celebration of Dr.
Martin Luther King Jr Day on Monday, January 18th, 2016.
The president of the SCLC, Dr. Charles Steele Jr proposed to work with
the Goodluck Jonathan Foundation to advance the cause of peace around
the world and to bridge the gap between people of color in the Diaspora