Skip to comments.Coretta King has passed (MLK's widow, has died at the age of 78)
Posted on 01/31/2006 4:05:36 AM PST by Maria S
I just heard on the news that Mrs. Coretta King has died. Just my personal opinion, but she was a dignified, classy woman who served her country and her late husband's memory quite well.
Blessings to her.
May God rest her soul.
I agree, she was a very dignified American.
May she rest in Peace.
She had recently had a stroke, I believe... her health wasn't that well.
I would agree....
Should be at least Front Page News.
Yes....... her life was not an easy one.
Do you have a source? Bernard (on Imus) just mentioned it.
An Alabama native, Coretta Scott King met her future husband, the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., while they were young college students in Boston. She was doing post-graduate concert voice studies at the New England Conservatory of Music. He was working on a doctorate in theology at Boston University.
They married June 18, 1953. A year later, King landed a job as pastor of the Dexter Avenue Baptist Church in then-segregated Montgomery, Ala. During those days, Mrs. King performed the many functions expected of a pastor's wife and devoted herself to rearing the couple's four children.
Mrs. King always gave me the impression of strength, dignity and class.
Condolances to anyone affected by corettas death...
Does this mean that the copyright will be removed from the 'i have a dream' speech so that school children can speak the words without fear of being charged a fee.
Devoted to her husband and the original noble cause. She lived and endured a life that few could withstand, and did so with honor and dignity.
May God have mercy on her soul, and solace to her family.
I had the pleasure of meeting Mrs. King back in 1977. She, unlike her handlers, was gracious, dignified and kind. She treated me with the same respect regardless of the color of my skin. Her handlers tried to intimitate me on the way to the church in Harlem.
Godspeed, Mrs. King.
Is that for real?
well, God bless her soul but oh no, not another funeral for the libs to exploit.
God give rest to her fine soul!
Oh God. Who could listen to Imus? "I'm a fake cowboy, in a wheelchair I ride, I'm Imus, (Imus) Am I, Dead or alive?"
Not only was she a class act, but she kept in check some of the elements of the family that don't hold to King's 'Dream'. Wonder what those elements will do now that she's gone.
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