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Coretta: My LIfe, My Love, My Legacy

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Coretta Scott King's life—wife of Martin Luther King Jr., founder of the Martin Luther King Jr. Center for Nonviolent Social Change (The King Center), and twentieth-century American civil and human rights activist—as told fully toward the end of her life.

As a widow and single mother of four, she worked tirelessly to found and develop the King Center as a citadel for world peace; lobbied for fifteen years for a U.S. national holiday in honor of her husband; championed women’s, workers’, and gay rights; and was a powerful international voice for nonviolence, freedom, and human dignity. Written by Dr. Barbara Reynolds.  Paperback, 380 pages.