Who was Coretta Scott King?

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The wife of Martin Luther King Jr., Coretta Scott King was a civil rights leader in her own right, playing a prominent role in the African American struggle for racial equality in the 1960s.Here's a gripping portrait of a smart, remarkable woman. Growing up in Alabama, Coretta Scott King graduated valedictorian from her high school before becoming one of the first African American students at Antioch College in Ohio. It was there that she became politically active, joining the local chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP). After her marriage to Martin Luther King Jr., Coretta took part in the Civil Rights Movement. Following her husband's assassination in 1968, she assumed leadership of the movement. Later in life she was an advocate for the Women's Rights Movement, LGBT rights, and she worked to end apartheid in South Africa.
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series Who Was?
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subject_facet African American women -- Biography -- Juvenile literature
African American women civil rights workers -- Biography -- Juvenile literature
African American women social reformers -- Biography -- Juvenile literature
African Americans -- Biography -- Juvenile literature
Civil rights workers -- Biography -- Juvenile literature
King, Coretta Scott, -- 1927-2006 -- Juvenile literature
Social reformers -- Biography -- Juvenile literature
title_display Who was Coretta Scott King?
title_full Who Was Coretta Scott King?
Who was Coretta Scott King? / by Gail Herman ; illustrated by Gregory Copeland
title_short Who was Coretta Scott King?
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topic_facet African American women
African American women civil rights workers
African American women social reformers
African Americans
Biography & Autobiography
Civil rights workers
Juvenile Nonfiction
King, Coretta Scott
Social reformers
Sociology