3rd Annual MLK Celebration Keynote

3rd Annual MLK Celebration Keynote

Muriel S. Snowden

Founder and Co-director, Freedom House

Muriel Snowden
Source: Northeastern University Libraries

Muriel S. Snowden founded and co-directed Freedom House with her husband Otto P. Snowden. Under her leadership, the community improvement center in Roxbury, Massachusetts engendered programs addressing intractable problems—poverty, housing, unemployment, school segregation, and discrimination in hiring. 


Freedom House Coalition press conference, 1977

Photo: Press conference at Freedom House, 16 February 1977. Seated at the table (left to right): Pat Jones, Ruth Batson, Muriel Snowden, Ellen Jackson, Percy Wilson, and Frieda Garcia. Source: Northeastern University Libraries, Archives and Special Collections