CORETTA SCOTT KING - "I came to the realization that we had been thrust into the forefront of a movement to liberate oppressed people, not only in Montgomery but also throughout our country, & this movement had worldwide implications. I felt blessed to have been called to be a part of such a noble and historic cause."

CORETTA SCOTT KING - "I came to the realization that we had been thrust into the forefront of a movement to liberate oppressed people, not only in Montgomery but also throughout our country, & this movement had worldwide implications. I felt blessed to have been called to be a part of such a noble and historic cause."

Coretta Scott King and her daughter, Yolanda, photographed by Moneta Sleet for EBONY in 1958. Moneta Sleet was the Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer who took the famous shot of Mrs. King with her daughter Bernice at Dr. King’s funeral in 1968.

Coretta Scott King, Baby Daughter Yolanda King, 1958

Coretta Scott King and her daughter, Yolanda, photographed by Moneta Sleet for EBONY in 1958. Moneta Sleet was the Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer who took the famous shot of Mrs. King with her daughter Bernice at Dr. King’s funeral in 1968.

Coretta Scott King (1927-2006) American author, activist, and civil rights leader

Coretta Scott King (1927-2006) American author, activist, and civil rights leader

7 Things Coretta Scott King Should Be Remembered For | The Huffington Post

7 Things Coretta Scott King Should Be Remembered For

Coretta Scott King, photographed by Moneta Sleet for Ebony in 1958. Mrs. King was a graduate of Antioch College in Yellow Springs, Ohio (B.A. Music Education, 1951) and the New England Conservatory of Music in Boston (Mus.B. in voice, 1954). Moneta Sleet was the Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer who took the famous shot of Mrs. King with her daughter Bernice at Dr. King’s funeral in 1968. Photo: Ebony via Art.com.

Coretta Scott King, photographed by Moneta Sleet for Ebony in 1958. Mrs. King was a graduate of Antioch College in Yellow Springs, Ohio (B.A. Music Education, 1951) and the New England Conservatory of Music in Boston (Mus.B. in voice, 1954). Moneta Sleet was the Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer who took the famous shot of Mrs. King with her daughter Bernice at Dr. King’s funeral in 1968. Photo: Ebony via Art.com.

Coretta Scott King..aslo an world-famous author, activist & civil rights leader...and Martin Luther King, JR..better half!

The 30 Most Beautiful Black Women in History

Coretta Scott King..aslo an world-famous author, activist & civil rights leader...and Martin Luther King, JR..better half!

Coretta Scott King on the day of her husband's funeral.  1968. Sunset Avenue, Atlanta, Ga. Diane Arbus.

Coretta Scott King on the day of her husband's funeral. 1968. Sunset Avenue, Atlanta, Ga. Diane Arbus.

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