Reverend C. T. Vivian (born July 30, 1924 in Boonville, Missouri) is a minister, author, and was a close friend and lieutenant of Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr. during the American Civil Rights Movement. Dr. Vivian continues to reside in Atlanta, Georgia and most recently founded the C. T. Vivian Leadership Institute, Inc. wiki
Dr. C. T. Vivian wrote the book "Black Power & the American Myth" in 1970, a powerfully insightful book about the failings of the civil rights movement.
- Cofounder, Center for Democratic Renewal
- Director, National Center for Human Rights Education
- Honorary Trustee, Dayton International Peace Museum 
- Council of Trustees, Temple of Understanding