Coretta Scott King
Civil rights activist
January 30, 2006 in Rosarito, Mexico
Cause of Death
On January 31, 2006, King passed away in her sleep. She was 78 and had been in failing health since suffering a stroke and heart attack in August of 2005
In Her words
A television biography, Betty and Coretta, aired in 2013. The film depicted the lives of Coretta Scott King and Dr. Betty Shabazz, the wife of Malcom X, as they coped with their lives after their husbands had been assassinated. The film took the third place Humanitas Prize and was nominated for several other awards.
Words for Her
The world is better because of Coretta Scott King. She affected countless lives and her voice will be deeply missed, especially by those who carry on her incredible undertaking.
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Freedom and justice cannot be parceled out in pieces to suit political convenience. I don't believe you can stand for freedom for one group of people and deny it to others.
Coretta Scott King
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5"Rosa Parks, Coretta Scott King and Myles Horton sing while Parks has a room in the Martin Luther..." Government, Politics, and Protest: Essential Primary Sources. Ed. K. Lee Lerner, Brenda Wilmoth Lerner, and Adrienne Wilmoth Lerner. Detroit: Gale, 2006.
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8."President Ronald Reagan signs a bill making Martin Luther King Jr.s birthday a national holiday,..." Immigration and Multiculturalism: Essential Primary Sources. Ed. K. Lee Lerner, Brenda Wilmoth Lerner, and Adrienne Wilmoth Lerner.
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11.Coretta Scott King." Notable Black American Women. Gale, 1992. Biography in Context. Web. 6 May 2016.
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12."Coretta Scott King." Almanac of Famous People. Gale, 2011. Biography in Context. Web. 6 May 2016.
13. Rice, Bradley R. "King, Coretta Scott." The Scribner Encyclopedia of American Lives. Ed. Arnold Markoe, Karen Markoe, and Kenneth T. Jackson. Vol. 8: 2006-2008. Detroit: Charles Scribner's Sons, 2010. 265-268. Biography in Context. Web. 6 May 2016.
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