Coretta Scott King
@ Encyclopedia of Alabama (Project)
Uffelman, Minoa D
DescriptionEncyclopedia article about Coretta Scott King, most widely known as the wife and widow of slain civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr., who carried on his vision of nonviolent protest to effect social change after his death in 1968. She founded the Martin Luther King Jr. Center for Nonviolent Social Change that year and later opposed apartheid in South Africa and participated in other human rights struggles.The Civil Rights Digital Library received support from a National Leadership Grant for Libraries awarded to the University of Georgia by the Institute of Museum and Library Services for the aggregation and enhancement of partner metadata.
2008 03 12
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