Rev. Dwight Montgomery, a prominent civil rights leader and advocate in Memphis recently passed away. U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos, praised Rev. Montgomery for his service to the community.
“Rev. Montgomery was a steadfast advocate for equality and opportunity for all, especially for students and parents. He knew neither income nor address should determine the quality of education a child receives. Through his work in Memphis and with the Southern Christian Leadership Conference, many students and families benefitted from opportunities, both educational and spiritual, they would otherwise have been denied.”
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