Coretta King, a woman of peace.

by Paula Taylor

Publisher: Creative Education; [distributed by Childrens Press, Chicago in Mankato, Minn

Written in English
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Subjects:

  • King, Coretta Scott, 1927- -- Juvenile literature.,
  • King, Coretta Scott, 1927-,
  • African Americans -- Civil rights.,
  • African Americans -- Biography.,
  • Women -- Biography.

About the Edition

A brief biography of the wife of the slain civil rights leader, Martin Luther King, Jr.

Edition Notes

StatementIllustrated by Harold Henriksen.
GenreJuvenile literature., Biography.
SeriesCreative Education close-ups
ContributionsHenriksen, Harold, illus.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsE185.97.K47 T39
The Physical Object
Pagination31 p.
Number of Pages31
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5055024M
ISBN 100871914107
LC Control Number74017360

  She was a woman who worked hard to make the world a safer and more peaceful place while putting her family first. That in itself deserves recognition and celebration. Maybe we need to instate a new national holiday – Coretta Scott King Day. Ms. King died in from complications related to cancer. She ould have turned 93 years old today. Coretta Scott King Coretta Scott was born Ap , in Heiberger, Perry County, to Obediah and Bernice McMurray Scott, between siblings Edythe and Obediah Scotts owned their cotton farm but struggled as most Alabamians did during the Great Scotts placed a great deal of emphasis on education, and the children walked five miles to the one-room Crossroads School. Coretta Scott King (R), wife of civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr., joins Women Strike for Peace founder Dagmar Wilson in a march on the United Nations Plaza. The walk and the ceremony following it were in celebration of the second anniversary of the women's disarmament group. In , Coretta Scott King’s interest in disarmament efforts took her to Geneva, Switzerland, where she served as a Women’s Strike for Peace delegate to the nation Disarmament Conference. Two years later, she accompanied her husband to Oslo for the awarding of the Nobel Peace Prize.

- via Getty Images Coretta Scott King supports her husband, Martin Luther King Jr., in Oslo where he received the Nobel Peace Prize in As her husband, Martin Luther King Jr., made strides in the civil rights movement, Coretta Scott King joined him every step of .   Coretta Scott King, known first as the wife of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., then as his widow, then as an avid proselytizer for his vision of racial peace and nonviolent social change. Besides notable trailblazers like Rosa Parks, most women who contribute to the fight for civil rights are often downplayed. Many are not acknowledged at all. Coretta Scott King's legacy goes beyond being the wife of Dr. King. As a student at Antioch College, Coretta was a budding activist during the peace .

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a woman of peace. book woman of wisdom, compassion and vision, Coretta Scott King tried to make ours a better world and, in the process, made history,” said a King Center spokesperson.

Scott suffered a heart. Coretta Scott King (R) with Women Strike for Peace founder Dagmar Wilson (L) in a march on the United Nations Plaza, New York City, Nov. 1, (Image: Bettmann/CORBIS) Coretta Scott King was born in Alabama and knew early of the impact of racial discrimination and violence.

More t people and four American presidents attended the funeral of Coretta Scott King, a woman with a dream. Filed under books, history, martin luther king. Martin Luther King (left) back in and his wife Coretta Scott King, who died in (right) Dr Martin Luther King speaks at the Chicago peace march on.

The first honoree was Lillie Patterson, for her book Martin Luther King, Jr: Man of Peace. Other honorees have included Maya Angelou, Alice Childress, and Sidney Poitier.

Coretta Scott King was, in so many ways, one of the mothers of the civil rights movement. As an author and activist, she worked tirelessly. LETTER TO CORETTA.

J Boston. Darling, How goes everything. I received your special and naturally I was overjoyed to hear from you. I was happy to know that the Women's Day went over in a big way. Your analysis of Gardner's sermon was very good. I see you are a very keen observer. I am doing quite well, and studying hard as usual.

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The Washington Post’s Books to Read in The New York Times Book Review Editors' Choice USA Today, “New and Noteworthy” Read it Forward, Favorite Reads of January A Parade Magazine Pick "This book is distinctly Coretta's story particularly absorbing generous, in a manner that is unfashionable in our culture."—New York Times Book Review.

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Coretta Scott King (born ) was the wife of slain civil rights leader Martin Luther King, Jr. She gained an international reputation as an advocate of civil rights, nonviolence, international peace. Coretta Scott King, with the Reverend Dr. Barbara Reynolds. Coretta Scott King was an American civil rights activist, international human rights champion, and author, the wife of Martin Luther King Jr.

and a mother of four. Born in in Heiberger, Alabama, she died in in Rosarito Beach, Mexico. Coretta King passed away. The obituary was featured in Legacy on JanuLegacy on February 1,New York Times on February 2,Rocky Mount Telegram on.

Get this from a library. Coretta Scott King. [Lisa Renee Rhodes; EBSCO Publishing (Firm)] -- Biography of Martin Luther King's widow, from her childhood in rural Alabama to her crusade to keep her husband's message of peace and equality alive after his murder in   Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Coretta Scott King was an iconic civil rights leader, activist, and author.

Our Coretta Scott King quotes reveal her views on American society, justice, and more. What have you learned about Coretta Scott King in the past. Coretta Scott King attended Antioch College in the s to turn her life-long passion for [ ].

Coretta Scott King, the widow of civil rights pioneer the Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr., has died. Ed Gordon remembers the civil rights activist with his guests: Dick Gregory, an author and. Coretta traveled with her husband to Ghana, Mexico, India, and Norway for various events and pilgrimages including Dr.

King receiving the Nobel Peace Prize. Mrs. King also functioned as a liaison to peace and justice organizations and as a mediator to public officials on behalf of the unheard.

Although best known as the wife of s civil rights leader Martin Luther King, Jr., Coretta Scott King () established a distinguished career in activism in her own right. At the apex of the pyramid is the dove, symbolic of peace, one of Dr. King's doctrines. The rays shine toward peace and brotherhood.

ImageThe CSK seals have recently been revised; the new bronze and black seal denotes a Coretta Scott King Award winner, and the new pewter and black seal denotes an honor book. Named a Best Book of by NPR The New York Times Book Review Editors' Choice The Washington Post’s Books to Read in USA Today, “New and Noteworthy” Read it Forward, Favorite Reads of January A Parade Magazine Pick "This book is distinctly Coretta's story particularly absorbing generous, in a manner that is unfashionable in our culture.".

Coretta Scott King was one of the most influential women leaders in our world. Prepared by her family, education, and personality for a life committed to social justice and peace, she entered the world stage in as wife of the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and as a leading participant in the American Civil Rights Movement.

Coretta Scott King was a trailblazer for the civil rights movement and the women’s rights movement during the second wave of feminism. As the wife of Martin Luther King Jr., she was a dedicated wife and mother while also fighting for the rights of women of all races.

Enjoy the best Coretta Scott King Quotes at BrainyQuote. Quotations by Coretta Scott King, American Activist, Born Ap Share with your friends. The Coretta Scott King Award is an annual award presented by the Ethnic & Multicultural Information Exchange Round Table, part of the American Library Association (ALA).

Named for Coretta Scott King, wife of Martin Luther King, Jr., this award recognizes outstanding books for young adults and children by African Americans that reflect the African-American experience.Dr. King and his wife, Coretta, as they depart for Oslo, Norway, to receive the Nobel Peace Prize.

(AP Images) Dr. King’s fame spread beyond the United States, and he was increasingly seen not only as a leader of the American Civil Rights Movement, but as the symbol of an international struggle for human liberation from racism.I stand here for women and men who loved her — [Constancia] “Dinky” Romilly.

On those late nights when Coretta and I would talk, I would make her laugh. And she said that Martin King used to tell her, “You don’t laugh enough.” And there’s a recent book out about sisters in .