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The family of Martin Luther King

walk in the funeral procession

of the slain civil rights leader in Atlanta.

 

Photograph: Don Hogan Charles/AP

 

'I am not a symbol, I am an activist':

the untold story of Coretta Scott King

Martin Luther King’s ‘helpmate’

was a seasoned civil rights campaigner

in her own right

– ‘never just a wife, never just a widow’

G

Saturday 3 February 2018

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2018/feb/03/
coretta-scott-king-extract

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Coretta Scott King

and her daughter, Yolanda, sit in a car

as it leaves for King’s funeral,

in Atlanta, Georgia on 9 April 1968.

 

Photograph: Santi Visalli Inc./Getty Images

 

Martin Luther King: his life and legacy – in pictures

On the 50th anniversary of the assassination of Martin Luther King,

we look back at the highlights of his life, and his enduring legacy

G

Wed 4 Apr 2018

https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/gallery/2018/apr/04/
martin-luther-king-his-life-and-legacy-in-pictures

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

After Bloody Sunday, the national press corps arrived en masse,

drawn by the presence of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.,

who began a successful five-day march to Montgomery

on March 21, 1965.

 

Here, Dr. King and his wife, Coretta Scott King,

marched through Montgomery on March 25.

 

Photograph:

James “Spider” Martin Archive/Briscoe Center,

University of Texas at Austin

 

Spider Martin’s Photographs of the Selma March Get a Broader View

By JENNIFER SCHUESSLER        NYT        FEB. 15, 2015

http://www.nytimes.com/2015/02/16/
arts/design/spider-martins-photographs-of-the-selma-march-get-a-broader-view.html

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Coretta Scott King kissing her husband.

Montgomery. 1965.

 

Photograph: Morton Broffman

 

Complicating the Picture of Urban Life

By Maurice Berger        NYT        Lens

Feb. 23, 2015

http://lens.blogs.nytimes.com/2015/02/23/complicating-the-picture-of-urban-life/

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

'I am not a symbol, I am an activist':

the untold story of Coretta Scott King

Martin Luther King’s ‘helpmate’

was a seasoned civil rights campaigner

in her own right

– ‘never just a wife, never just a widow’

G

Saturday 3 February 2018

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2018/feb/03/
coretta-scott-king-extract

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Coretta Scott King,

widow of civil rights leader Martin Luther King, Jr.

 

Date taken: 1969

 

Photograph: Vernon Merritt Iii

 

Life Images

http://images.google.com/hosted/life/d68def3d5b3e9fca.html

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cover of LIFE mag. of 09-12-1969 w. photo of Coretta Scott King,

widow of civil rights leader by Vernon Merritt.

 

Date taken: September 12, 1969

 

Photograph: Vernon Merritt Iii

 

Life Images

http://images.google.com/hosted/life/ec8162b7e714c695.html

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Coretta Scott King    1927-2006

 

Coretta Scott King

(...) turned a life shattered

by her husband's assassination

into one devoted to enshrining his legacy

of human rights and equality

https://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=5194607 - February 7, 2006

 

https://www.nytimes.com/topic/person/coretta-scott-king

https://kinginstitute.stanford.edu/encyclopedia/king-coretta-scott

https://www.npr.org/templates/story/
story.php?storyId=5180244 - Timeline - Jan. 31, 2006

 

 

https://www.nytimes.com/2020/03/28/
us/joseph-lowery-dead.html

 

 

 

 

https://www.nytimes.com/2019/09/13/
us/juanita-abernathy-dead.html

 

 

 

 

https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/gallery/2018/apr/04/
martin-luther-king-his-life-and-legacy-in-pictures

 

https://www.npr.org/2018/04/08/
597703360/after-mlks-death-coretta-scott-king-went-to-memphis-to-finish-his-work

 

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2018/feb/03/
coretta-scott-king-extract

 

 

 

 

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/01/11/
books/review/coretta-scott-king-memoir-my-life-my-love-my-legacy.html

 

 

 

 

http://www.npr.org/2016/01/15/
463042309/the-accidental-wheelman-of-martin-luther-king-jr

 

 

 

 

http://www.nytimes.com/2006/02/08/
national/08king.html

 

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?
storyId=5180053 - February 7, 2006

 

http://www.nytimes.com/2006/02/07/
national/07king.html

 

http://www.nytimes.com/2006/02/05/
national/05bush.html

 

http://www.nytimes.com/2006/02/03/
national/03king.html

 

http://www.nytimes.com/2006/02/01/
national/01atlanta.html

 

https://www.nytimes.com/2006/02/01/
obituaries/coretta-scott-king-a-civil-rights-icon-dies-at-78.html

 

http://www.theguardian.com/world/2006/feb/01/
usa.suzannegoldenberg 

 

http://www.theguardian.com/news/2006/feb/01/
guardianobituaries.usa 

 

https://www.npr.org/templates/story/
story.php?storyId=5180244 - - January 31, 2006

 

https://www.npr.org/templates/story/
story.php?storyId=5180768  - January 31, 2006

 

http://www.usatoday.com/news/nation/2006-01-31-
corettascottking_x.htm

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

First Christmas without him. Inside MLK's home in 1968        CBS


 

 

 

 

First Christmas without him. Inside MLK's home in 1968        Video        CBSNewsOnline        16 January 2012

 

The wife and children of Martin Luther King

gather around the tree

in 1968, their first Christmas after his death

 

YouTube

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zm4mnvhtg9s 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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