6 votes Civil rights icon Joseph Lowery has died at 98 Posted March 28 by Kuromantis Tags: usa, obituaries, civil rights, joseph lowery, history https://www.vox.com/policy-and-politics/2020/3/28/21197921/rev-joseph-lowery-civil-rights-death Link information This data is scraped automatically and may be incorrect. Published Mar 28 2020 Word count 694 words 1 comment Collapse replies Expand all Comments sorted by most votes newest first order posted relevance OK Kuromantis (OP) March 28 Link Rev. Joseph Lowery, a co-founder of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference and a social justice icon often hailed as the “dean” of the American civil rights movement, died on Friday night. He was 98 years old. A family representative said Lowery died of natural causes.