A Statement produced by the National Conference on Religion and Race. This statement was endorsed by Archbishop Iakovos on December 12, 1963.
Proclamation from the State of Maryland between the Greek-American and African-American communities.
In response to a nation-wide call by the Reverend Martin Luther King Jr., religious and civic leaders from across the country gathered in Selma, Alabama on March 15, 1965 to memorialize two recently fallen heroes of the civil rights movement: Deacon Jimmie Lee Jackson and Reverend James Reeb. Among the dignitaries who arrived in Selma that day was His Eminence Archbishop Iakovos of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of North and South America.