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Maxine Waters: Coretta Scott King Warned Us About Sessions

Rep. Waters cites a Coretta Scott King letter to disqualify AG Sessions.

Martin Luther King Jr.'s daughter takes down Pepsi in one heartbreaking tweet

Bernice King isn't having it with that terrible Pepsi commercial either.  With one powerful image of her father, the 54-year-old daughter of Martin Luther King Jr. and Coretta Scott King showed Pepsi just how tone-deaf their commercial...Show More Summary

King daughter says her mother's papers should be published

The daughter of Coretta Scott King said Friday that she wants her family to publish the speeches, letters and commentary of the widow of civil rights icon Martin Luther King … Click to Continue »

A Woman Purposed To Be A King

Before my mother was a King, she was a Scott from Marion, Alabama, the daughter of resilient, righteous parents, Obadiah and Bernice, who drove the bus that transported my mother and other black students to school. Coretta Scott was born to a woman who supported community. Before my mother was a King, she climbed trees and wrestled with boys. Show More Summary

Maxine Waters Shares Amazing Throwback Photo With Coretta Scott King

Rep. Maxine Waters (D-Ca.) took a glorious stroll down memory lane on Twitter this International Women’s Day. The congresswoman posted a powerful throwback photo at the 1977 National Women’s Conference in Houston. In the photo, Waters...Show More Summary

Coretta Scott King's Words Come Back To Haunt Jeff Sessions

Coretta Scott King began trending on Twitter late Wednesday shortly after the Washington Post reported that Attorney General Jeff Sessions had undisclosed contacts with a Russian official last year. The civil rights hero and widow of Dr. Show More Summary

Coretta -- Much More Than One Letter

Mitch McConnell made his mark on Black History Month early, by figuratively slapping Senator Elizabeth Warren down on the Senate floor -- as she tried to read a letter written by Coretta Scott King opposing Attorney General Jeff Sessions...Show More Summary

Thoughts From Bernice King

Bernice King, youngest daughter of Dr. Martin Luther King and Coretta Scott King, posted this on FB earlier in the week: Full text here: Some Wise Advice Circulating: 1. Use his name sparingly so as not to detract from the issues. I believe that everyone, regardless of their beliefs, deserves the dignity of being called […]

Funniest/Most Insightful Comments Of The Week At Techdirt

10 months agoIndustries / Law : Techdirt

This week, after Elizabeth Warren was blocked from reading a letter by Coretta Scott King in the Senate, we noted the extreme Streisand Effect that resulted. Chris ODonnell won most insightful comment of the week by summing it up nicely: "She...Show More Summary

Alveda King Attacks Sen. Elizabeth Warren For 'Playing The Race Card'

It's bad enough that Martin Luther King's niece, Alveda King, whitewashes her famous uncle's legacy in order to make it more palatable for white folks who watch Fox. Now, she's doing the same thing to MLK's wife, Coretta Scott King, in order to accuse Senator Elizabeth Warren, whose now famous speech on the Senate floor included Mrs. Show More Summary

Senator who told Elizabeth Warren to 'take a seat' got a not-so-warm welcome back to Montana

10 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Early in the week, Senator Steve Daines (MT) was presiding over the U.S. Senate when Senator Elizabeth Warren (MA) began reading Coretta Scott King’s letter detailing the racially-motivated voter suppression tactics of Jeff Sessions in Alabama. Show More Summary

Protesters Read Coretta Scott King's Letter Outside Mitch McConnell's Kentucky Home

10 months agoNews : Huffington Post

Protesters arrived at Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s home in Louisville, Kentucky, on Friday evening to read Coretta Scott King’s 1986 takedown of Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-Ala.). The protest was a response to McConnell’s silencing of Sen. Show More Summary

In Meeting With Senators, Trump Referred to Elizabeth Warren as ‘Pocahontas’ Several Times

10 months agoNews : Mediaite

With Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) in the news over being silenced ion the Senate floor due to her reading a letter from Coretta Scott King, Trump decided to pull his old "Pocahontas" insult out of mothballs.

Here's Why Persistent Women Are Both Loved and Loathed

Post by Jacqueline Burt Cote. When Elizabeth Warren was silenced on the Senate floor for trying to read a letter by Coretta Scott King in opposition to Jeff Sessions, it was a moment of outrage and frustration for countless women -- but it was also, unfortunately, a moment that countless women found all too familiar. Show More Summary

Did Coretta Scott King Thank Jeff Sessions in a Speech?

10 months agoHumor / odd : Snopes

Coretta Scott King, the wife of Martin Luther King, Jr., became a focal point of American politics in February 2017, when Senator Jeff Sessions of Alabama was nominated to serve as the Attorney General for the new Trump administration. During Sessions’ confirmation hearings, Senator Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts attempted to read to the Senate a letter … Continued

GOP Senators fight facts: won’t hear Coretta Scott King’s views of Attorney General nominee Sessions

by Linda Beale GOP Senators fight facts: won’t hear Coretta Scott King’s views of Attorney General nominee Sessions GOP obstructionism is back again in full form.  This time, instead of voting over and over again to eliminate affordable health care (Obamacare) for the 20 million Americans now covered by the health reform act or declaring […]

'Nevertheless, She Persisted'

Mark Morford: An old white male conservative just told one of the most fearless women in the senate that she is hereby barred from speaking the words of Coretta Scott King on the Senate floor. During Black History Month.... Rest assured:...Show More Summary

Demonstrators Read Coretta Scott King's Letter Outside Mitch McConnell's House

A group of demonstrators gathered outside Senator Mitch McConnell's home to read Coretta Scott King's letter in protest on Wednesday night.

Elizabeth Warren Tells Trevor Noah Why Her Silencing Was a Huge Win for Democrats

10 months agoNews / Independent News : AlterNet

Click here for reuse options! "The main thing is that millions of people are now reading Coretta Scott King’s letter." Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) gave his Democratic opposition a great new slogan when he silenced Sen. Show More Summary

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