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REMEMBERING CORETTA SCOTT KING: 4 Things that would not exist without her leadership

30th January 2023 by BOTWC Staff

It’s been 17 years since her transition!

Coretta Scott King was an activist, author, mother, and wife of the late Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Born April 27, 1927 near Marion, Alabama, she was the daughter of farm owners Obadiah “Obie” Scott and Bernice McMurray Scott who emphasized education at a young age, the King Institute at Stanford University reports. King attended a private school as a young girl where she developed a passion for music. After graduation, she enrolled at Antioch College in Yellow Springs, Ohio where she was awarded a partial scholarship. While there, she became a member of the NAACP, crediting the school with preparing her for the Civil Rights Movement.  FOR MORE


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