American civil rights activist, wife of Martin Luther King, Jr.
Coretta Scott King Rank
Coretta Scott King Rank
About Coretta Scott King
Coretta Scott King, most known for being the wife of Martin Luther King, Jr., was an American author, activist, and civil rights leader.
During the 1960s, Coretta Scott and Martin Luther King, Jr. were both highly influential in the African-American Civil Rights Movement. Coretta Scott King was a leading advocate of equality. After Martin Luther King, Jr. was assassinated, Correta Scott continued to work for equal rights despite her husband's death. By the 1970s, she also was an activist for Women's rights and LGBT rights. Around this time, she also worked to make Martin Luther King, Jr. day a national holiday.
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Famous quotes by Coretta Scott King
Freedom and justice cannot be parceled out in pieces to suit political convenience. I don't believe you can stand for freedom for one group of people and deny it to others.Coretta Scott King
Hate is too great a burden to bear. It injures the hater more than it injures the hated.Coretta Scott King
I believe all Americans who believe in freedom, tolerance and human rights have a responsibility to oppose bigotry and prejudice based on sexual orientation.Coretta Scott King
I'm fulfilled in what I do. I never thought that a lot of money or fine clothes - the finer things of life - would make you happy. My concept of happiness is to be filled in a spiritual sense.Coretta Scott King
If American women would increase their voting turnout by ten percent, I think we would see an end to all of the budget cuts in programs benefiting women and children.Coretta Scott King
Mama and Daddy King represent the best in manhood and womanhood, the best in a marriage, the kind of people we are trying to become.Coretta Scott King
Struggle is a never ending process. Freedom is never really won, you earn it and win it in every generation.Coretta Scott King
There is a spirit and a need and a man at the beginning of every great human advance. Every one of these must be right for that particular moment of history, or nothing happens.Coretta Scott King
Women, if the soul of the nation is to be saved, I believe that you must become its soul.Coretta Scott King
Coretta Scott King's Popularity
Coretta Scott King was a famous American civil rights activist, wife of Martin Luther King, Jr., who was born on April 27, 1927. As a person born on this date, Coretta Scott King is listed in our database as the 5th most popular celebrity for the day (April 27) and the 6th most popular for the year (1927).
People born on April 27 fall under the Zodiac sign of Taurus, the Bull. Coretta Scott King is the 199th most popular Taurus.
Aside from information specific to Coretta Scott King's birthday, Coretta Scott King is the 1471st most famous American.
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