Coretta Scott King"
"Remembering Coretta Scott King"
You can celebrate her spirit
and help to carry on the legacy.
In addition to dealing with her husband's death, which left her alone with four young children, Mrs. King did not hesitate to pick up his mantle, marching, even before her husband was buried, at the head of the striking garbage workers that he had gone to Memphis to champion. She then went on to lead the effort for a national holiday in his honor and to found the Martin Luther King Jr. Center for Non-Violent Social Change in Atlanta, dedicated both to scholarship and to activism, where Dr. King is buried.
The New York Times
January 31, 2006
A Copy of the Funeral Program is available in PDF format.
Attallah Shabazz gave some of the most moving
and heartfelt remarks at the Funeral Service
for Coretta Scott King.
Attallah is the daughter of Malcolm and Betty.
Please be sure to read the transcript!
was a powerful and relevant message delivered by Elder Bernice King,
Daughter of Martin Luther and Coretta Scott King.
Mainstream media gave it scanty coverage while missing most of its significance.
Thus far, the only complete
that we have been able to obtain comes from the labor of love
of a person who worked at her keyboard throughout the night with her recorder.
Please be sure to read it!
If the people from every nation would comprehended, and live the spirit of the mesesage of Coretta Scott King,
the visions of Bishop Desmond Tutu and Nelson Mandela and dreams of Martin Luther King and Malcolm X
could be fulfilled in our own lifetime.
Meanwhile, it is way past time to heed Dr Bill Cosby's message and get on with the "real" revolution.
It begins in our hearts, in our homes and in our neighborhoods.
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