Coretta Scott King

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

Roland Martin, host of “NewsOne Now” talked with Carmen Ejogo about her role as Coretta Scott King in the Martin Luther King, Jr. biopic, “Selma” during…

The NAACP did a great thing this week when they joined President Obama and many other civil rights leaders by formally endorsing marriage equality. The resolution itself reads as: The NAACP Constitution affirmatively states our objective to ensure the “political, educational, social and economic equality” of all people. Therefore, the NAACP has opposed and will […]

Alveda King, a niece of Martin Luther King, Jr., spoke at a rally for the antigay National Organization for Marriage and said marriage equality would lead to “extinction” and called it “genocide.” King, who heads King for America, addressed a rally Saturday in Atlanta whose attendees were outnumbered by counterprotesters, according to the Georgia Voice. […]

VIA: Creative Loafing Atlanta During the ’40s and ’50s, John Wesley Dobbs was known as the “mayor of Sweet Auburn,” the most politically influential black man in Atlanta and a pillar of the African-American business community that thrived on the eastern edge of downtown. After his death in 1961, the Dobbs family home — a […]

Coretta Scott King is among the most influential women in American history. Her contributions to the progression and development of American Society have left a…

In honor of Black History Month, we profile the woman who stood by Dr. Martin Luther King’s side during his reign, his wife Coretta Scott…