Chicago Freedom Movement

Civil Rights Leader Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., center, appears intense as he discusses fair housing with Gilbert Balin, of G. Balin Inc. real estate agents in Chicago. Dr. King and the Southern Christian Leadership Conference  launched a campaign to end slums in the city, which would become known as the Chicago Freedom Movement.

( Jack Mulcahy, Chicago Tribune historical photo / November 3, 1966 )

Civil Rights Leader Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., center, appears intense as he discusses fair housing with Gilbert Balin, of G. Balin Inc. real estate agents in Chicago. Dr. King and the Southern Christian Leadership Conference launched a campaign to end slums in the city, which would become known as the Chicago Freedom Movement.

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