Interview with William Lucy
QUESTION 17
PAUL STECKLER:

What was Reverend Lawson's role?

WILLIAM LUCY:

Reverend Lawson was co-chair, along with H. Ralph Jackson of the committee that was basically the community support committee, it was called the Committee on the Move for Equality. Ah, and it was a, a, a, a structure for the religious community, the political leadership in the Black community, ah, all those who wanted to lend their support to the strike at that time.