Day: January 18, 2021

The Greek Archbishop That Marched With Martin Luther King Jr.

The Greek Orthodox Archbishop Iakovos marched hand-in-hand with the King in Selma, unlike other church figures, where civil rights marchers protested against segregation and for equal voting rights. Such acts were not common, and certainly not covered, back in 1965. “Iakovos was threatened,” says one close assistant and friend of the archbishop, “but he never […]

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