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Coretta Scott King with Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter, Martin Luther King, Sr., Andrew Young and other civil rights leaders


Jimmy Carter and Rosalynn Carter sing with Martin Luther King, Sr., Coretta Scott King, Andrew Young and other civil rights leaders

Jimmy Carter and Rosalynn Carter sing with Martin Luther King, Sr., Coretta Scott King, Andrew Young and other civil rights leaders during a visit to Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta, 01/14/1979; National Archives Identifier: 183007; Jimmy Carter Library, Atlanta, GA

Coretta Scott King, the wife of slain civil rights leader Martin Luther King, Jr., died January 31, 2006. After her husband's death she continued to champion the causes of civil rights and justice, founding the Martin Luther King, Jr. Center for Nonviolent Social Change.
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