Coretta Scott King

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’s most prominent role may have been in the years after her husband’s 1968 assassination when […]

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

Scores of demonstrators gathered outside of Mitch McConnell's home to protest the silencing of Sen. Elizabeth Warren on Friday.

In the fight to get Jeff Sessions confirmed as attorney general, Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) pulled his very own race card, saying opposing Democrats were the party of the Ku Klux Klan

GOP Senators voted to "rebuke" the Massachusetts Senator, prompting her to take to Twitter and read an opposition letter from Coretta Scott King aloud on Facebook Live.

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.”

“Sparkle” actress Carmen Ejogo was cast opposite David Oyelowo in “Selma.” Oyelowo will play the civil rights leader Martin Luther King while Ejogo takes a…

Muslim civil rights activist Malcolm Shabazz has reportedly been arrested by the FBI, this according to reports from PressTV. Shabazz was on his way to…

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…

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