I once attended a workshop conducted by Rev. CT Vivian, a Civil Rights worker and Freedom Marcher who marched at the side of Martin Luther
King doing the late fifties and sixties. Rev. Vivian is noted for his stance on Civil Rights. Because of pioneers like him, the walls of segregation in the south came tumbling down. It was a great experience.
I was able to talk with Rev. Vivian and get to know him as best one could, from a two day seminar. The seminar was about race and the powerful impact that prejudice has on our society in the late eighties, and more surprisingly even today. Without a doubt it was a powerful seminar. Rev. Vivian’s sole intention was to draw out the admission of racism from the inner core of the seminar’s participants. It was shock tactics gone wild. Rev.Vivian was literally in the face of participants, and it…
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