Quotes by Coretta Scott King

About Coretta Scott King:

Coretta Scott King was an American author, activist, and civil rights leader, and the wife of Martin Luther King, Jr. from 1953 until his death in 1968. Coretta Scott King helped lead the African-American Civil Rights Movement in the 1960s. King was an active advocate for African-American equality. King met her husband while in college, and their participation escalated until they became central to the movement. In her early life, Coretta was an accomplished singer, and she often incorporated music into her civil rights work.

Author Bio

  • NameCoretta Scott King
  • DescriptionAmerican author, activist, and civil rights leader. Wife of Martin Luther King, Jr.
  • BornApril 27, 1927
  • DiedJanuary 30, 2006
  • CountryUnited States Of America
  • AwardsFour Freedoms Award - Freedom Of Worship; Wateler Peace Prize; National Women's Hall Of Fame