Coretta Scott King
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Coretta Scott King was an American author, activist, civil rights leader, and the wife of Martin Luther King Jr. As an advocate for African-American equality, she was a leader for the civil rights movement in the 1960s. King was also a singer who often incorporated music into her civil rights work. King met her husband while attending graduate school in Boston. They both became increasingly active in the American civil rights movement.

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King at the 30th anniversary of the March on Washington, 1993
Born
Coretta Scott

(1927-04-27)April 27, 1927
DiedJanuary 30, 2006(2006-01-30) (aged 78)
Rosarito, Mexico
Resting placeKing Center for Nonviolent Social Change
(Atlanta, Georgia)
EducationAntioch College (BA)
New England Conservatory of Music (BM)
Occupation
  • Activist
  • author
Spouse(s)
(m. 1953; died 1968)
Children
RelativesYolanda Renee King (granddaughter)
Alveda King (niece)
AwardsGandhi Peace Prize
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Coretta Scott King - Bio, Age, Wiki, Facts and Family

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Coretta Scott King's About

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Martin Luther King Jr.'s spouse is a civil rights fighter. She assumed a leading position in the fight for racial equality after her husband was killed, and she also became involved in the women's movement and the LGBT rights movement.

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Coretta Scott King Family life

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She married Martin Luther King Jr. in 1953, and the couple had four children together, Bernice, Yolanda, Dexter and Martin III.

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Coretta Scott King Before Fame

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She was the first black person in her area to purchase a vehicle, and she went on to graduate as Lincoln Normal School's valedictorian. She also played the trumpet and piano.

Coretta Scott King Trivia

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She was honored after her death when she became the first African-American to lie in the Georgia State Capitol.

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Coretta Scott King Height Weight

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At the age of 79, Coretta Scott King height is 1.70 m.

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President Jimmy Carter provided an oration during her funeral, which was held at the New Birth Missionary Baptist Church in Lithonia, Georgia, where her husband's funeral was also held.

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Facts About Coretta Scott King

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● Coretta Scott King was born on April 27, 1927 (age 79) in Heiberger, Alabama, United States
● She is a celebrity civil rights leader



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