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Coretta Scott King: Full partner in the fight for civil rights

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In Barbara Reynolds' 2017 book, we learn about Mrs. King’s youth in the Jim Crow South, and her contributions to the civil rights movement.        

Countdown to the Big Awards, and a Contest

Your chance to claim a little reflected Newbery, Caldecott, Printz, and Coretta Scott King award glory.

Jeff Sessions Praises MLK, Whose Widow Once Accused Him Of Racism

2 months agoNews : Huffington Post

Coretta Scott King wrote a letter in 1986 urging Congress to block Sessions' judicial nomination.

MLK's Daughter Says We Must Remember Her Mother's Legacy, Too

2 months agoHumor / odd : The Sideshow

Bernice King says those honoring her father on Martin Luther King Jr. Day should also remember another incredibly important figure in the civil rights movement: her mother, Coretta Scott King.

A Man who brought Hope and Healing to America

Today we remember a great American, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.  If anyone should wonder why this day is a National Holiday, just read the words below written by his widow Coretta Scott King on behalf of the King Center: The Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday celebrates the life and legacy of a man who […]

Don Hogan Charles, Lauded Photographer of Civil Rights Era, Dies at 79

Mr. Charles, the first black photographer to be hired by The New York Times, took pictures of Malcolm X, Coretta Scott King and Muhammad Ali.

Powering Down: Mayor Kasim Reed says goodbye to the only job he’s wanted since he was 13

In the Coretta Scott King suite on the second floor of the Hyatt Regency, Kasim Reed, the 59th mayor of Atlanta, was doing something he’s never enjoyed nor been particularly good at. He was waiting.

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

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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

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

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

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