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The family of Martin Luther King

walk in the funeral procession

of the slain civil rights leader in Atlanta.

 

[ man with hand on kid's shoulder: Ralph Abernathy ]

 

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

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Ernest C. Withers    1922-2007

 

 

Leonard Freed    1929-2006

 

 

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