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In 1959 Baker was named executive director of the SCLC. Under the arrangement, King remained the group’s leader, while Baker coordinated programs. With her guidance, SCLC membership increased substantially, but Baker grew dissatisfied and sought changes. For one, she disliked the highly centralized hierarchy within the SCLC. Believing in group decision making, she claimed that the organization relied too heavily on King and his preferences. Second, she thought the SCLC too timid and wanted it to become more aggressive in its fight for civil rights.

He believed the system could especially help educate illiterate black children. In 1845 he published The Comprehensive Phonographic Class-Book and The Phonographic Reader, both of which sold widely. He also developed an international language that was the forerunner to Esperanto. In 1848 he moved to New York City and dropped his involvement in phonography to promote the Equitable Commerce Plan. Developed by Josiah Warren, the plan sought to minimize government and place trade under the control of the workers.

In her work (1884–1981) civil liberties activist Founder of the American Civil Liberties Union, Roger Nash Baldwin was a pacifist who fought to ensure the civil rights of all people. He was born on January 21, 1884, in the Boston suburb of Wellesley Hills to Frank Fenno Baldwin, a leather merchant, and Lucy Cushing Nash Baldwin. Raised in comfortable surroundings and educated in the best schools, Roger Baldwin was exposed to liberal causes as a child, largely as a result of the work of his mother in the women’s movement and that of an uncle, William Baldwin, in civil rights and child reform.

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