coretta scott king

Start writing a post

As we celebrate Black History Month, we cannot forget about the legacy of Coretta Scott King

Like her husband, Coretta Scott King was a visionary to be reckoned with, championing for justice and equality long after her husband was gone

As we celebrate Black History Month, we cannot forget about the legacy of Coretta Scott King
File:Coretta Scott King at the Democratic National Convention, New ...

The 1st of February marks the commencement of Black History Month, an annual celebration of accomplishments by African Americans and a time to reflect on their central role in U.S. history. Among those individuals we like to pay tribute to is none other than Coretta Scott King - the wife of civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr.

Almost everyone is familiar with the man who fought tirelessly for racial equality, leading the Montgomery Bus Boycott, as well as the March on Washington in 1963. But as we celebrate the remarkable work of Dr. King during Black History Month, we can't forget about the remarkable legacy his wife, Coretta, left behind.

Keep reading... Show less
x

Join our new platform for free and your post can reach a huge audience on Indy100 and The Independent join