Bernice King

Bernice King, the daughter of the late Coretta Scott King, wants her mother’s letters, speeches, and commentary published.

ATLANTA (AP) — Scott Shepherd didn’t fire the shot that killed Martin Luther King Jr., but the former Ku Klux Klan Grand Dragon says he has always felt remorse toward the family of the slain civil rights leader and all who honor his legacy. He reached for atonement Monday evening, sitting on a dais next […]

The heirs of the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. dynasty, Martin Luther III, Dexter Scott (both pictured from left), and Bernice (pictured far right) are…

At a press conference today at historic Ebenezer Baptist Church, Bernice King announced that she would surrender her father Martin Luther King Jr.’s Nobel Peace Prize and Bible until a court decides whether or not her brothers should be allowed to sell them. Last month, Fulton County Superior Court Judge Robert C. I. McBurney ordered Bernice […]

As reported earlier, Martin Luther King III and Dexter Scott King, the sons of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. have demanded that daughter Bernice King return their father’s Nobel Peace Prize and personal Bible. The King brothers, who control the family estate, wish to sell the items to a private buyer but Ms. King is […]

A judge has ruled in the most recent Martin Luther King Jr. family dispute. When it comes to the late civil rights icon’s Bible and Nobel Peace Prize, the court has decided to take ownership. RELATED: Bernice King on Family Lawsuit: “My Brothers Want to Sell My Father’s Nobel Peace Prize Medal and His Bible” […]

The rift amongst the children of Martin Luther King Jr. continues to widen. A day after issuing a statement announcing that her brothers Dexter Scott King and Martin Luther King III are suing her, sister Bernice King held a press conference at Atlanta’s historic Ebenezer Baptist Church saying that she is disassociating herself from her […]

It’s a sad story but the siblings of Martin Luther King Jr. have been involved in some nasty infighting for years. Now comes word that Dexter Scott King and Martin Luther King III are suing sister Bernice King for the rights to many of Dr. King’s most prized possessions, including King’s personal Bible that President […]

How low can you go? Dr. Bernice King (pictured below) had the unfortunate experience of seeing her idolized father’s, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., face…

Hundreds of people paid their respects to Evelyn Lowery, the wife of civil rights icon Joseph E. Lowery, at her funeral yesterday (October 3), held at the Martin Luther King Jr. International Chapel at Morehouse College. As we previously reported, the 88-year-old passed away last week following a massive stroke. She was married to Joseph […]

Bernice King is celebrating the 50th anniversary of her father Martin Luther King Jr.‘s March on Washington, and she checked in on “The James Fortune…

Bernice A. King has been named CEO of The King Center. The announcement follows King’s departure last year from her role as an elder and pastor at New Birth Missionary Baptist Church. King also declined to take office as the first woman president of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference due to infighting within the organization. […]