CORETTA SCOTT KING

Bernice King, the daughter of the late Coretta Scott King, wants her mother’s letters, speeches, and commentary published.

In a letter, the widow of Martin Luther King Jr. crafted a scathing critique of Sessions saying that to grant him a federal judgeship would “irreparably damage the work of my husband.”

We all know Martin Luther King Jr. was quite the speaker but, apparently, he was also something of a poet. On this Valentine’s Day, take…

Coretta Scott King (April 27, 1927 – January 30, 2006) was an American author, activist, and civil rights leader. The widow of Martin Luther King, Jr., Coretta Scott King helped lead the African American Civil Rights Movement in the 1960s. Mrs. King played a prominent role in the years after her husbands 1968 assassination when she took on the leadership of the […]

Coretta Scott King would have been 84 years old today. The wife of civil rights icon Martin Luther King Jr. worked tirelessly after her husband’s death in 1968 to carry on his legacy and only recently began to slow down her efforts. King died in her sleep in 2006 from cardio-respiratory failure, cerebral vascular illness and […]

Coretta Scott King is among the most influential women in American history. Her contributions to the progression and development of American Society have left a…

In honor of Black History Month, we profile the woman who stood by Dr. Martin Luther King’s side during his reign, his wife Coretta Scott…