Coretta Scott King

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King Center Recognizes 13 Year-Old As Philanthropist And Humanitarian

Aidan Thomas Hornaday of Woodstock, Georgia, has been described as a “harmonica-playing, one-man fund-raiser”. The 13 year-old was presented with a Coretta Scott King A.N.G.E.L. (Advancing Nonviolence Through Generations of Exceptional Leadership) Award during the […]

WAOK-AM–01/22/2015

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[VIDEO] Dr. Bernice King Talks About Ferguson And The Movie “Selma”

I sat down today with Dr. Bernice King, the youngest child of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and Mrs. Coretta Scott King. She is also CEO of the The King Center in Atlanta, Georgia. The […]

WAOK-AM–01/09/2015

Behold Monument Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Site (Credit, Randy Yagi)

Best MLK Weekend Getaways In America

Cities across the nation will be celebrating the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday weekend but some hold a more historical significance than others.

01/07/2015

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Atlanta Mourns Herman J Russell

Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed calls Herman J. Russell “one of the most extraordinary citizens our city has ever produced.” Mayor Reed and wife Sarah-Elizabeth attended the funeral services for Russell on Saturday, November 21, 2014, […]

WAOK-AM–11/22/2014

File photo of Dr. Vincent Harding, who was a close colleague and speech writer for Dr Martin Luther King, speaking during a service at the All Souls Church to commemorate his birthday in Washington on January 19, 2009.   (Photo credit: MARK RALSTON/AFP/Getty Images)

Vincent Harding, Activist, King Aide, Dies At 82

Vincent Harding, 82, died Monday at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, according to Denver’s Iliff School of Theology, where Harding taught for many years.

05/21/2014

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King Center To Mark Birthday Of Coretta Scott King

The Martin Luther King Jr. Center for Nonviolent Social Change in Atlanta plans to host an “interactive chat” to commemorate the birthday of the slain civil rights icon’s late wife.

04/27/2014

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Bernice King Distances Herself From Brothers: “We Are Different People, With Different Minds”

In the historic Ebenezer Baptist Church where her father was eulogized and her grandmother was killed, more King family pain was made bare Thursday afternoon by the late Coretta and Martin Luther King, Jr.’s youngest […]

WAOK-AM–02/06/2014

King family plants Coretta Scott King rose bush. Photo by Jean Ross CBS Radio

A Rose By Any Other Name…Coretta

ATLANTA (WAOK)-Coretta Scott King, the widow of the the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.  has a rose that bears her name. The rose made its debut Saturday in observance of what would have been Coretta […]

WAOK-AM–04/28/2013

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Angela Bassett To Play Coretta Scott King

ATLANTA (WAOK/AJC)-According to the Hollywood Reporter, Oscar-nominated actress Angela Bassett has been cast to play the late Coretta Scott King, in a film on Lifetime tentatively called “Betty and Coretta.” The film is said to be about the lives […]

WAOK-AM–08/26/2012