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My life, my love, my legacy

by King, Coretta Scott, 1927-2006 (Author), Reynolds, Barbara A. (Author)

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"The life story of Coretta Scott King-- wife of Martin Luther King Jr., founder of the King Center for Nonviolent Social Change, and singular twentieth-century American civil rights activist-- as told fully for the first time, toward the end of her life, to one of her closest friends. Born in 1927 t... Full description

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Table of Contents:
  • We don't have time to cry
  • A sense of belonging
  • I have something to offer
  • A brave soldier
  • Time itself was ready
  • The winds of change
  • I will never turn back
  • Pushed to the breaking point
  • I've been called by God, too
  • So evil only God could change it
  • I have a dream
  • Heartbreak knocked, faith answered
  • Securing the right to vote was a blood covenant
  • Moral concerns know no geographic boundary
  • I don't want you to grieve for me
  • With a prayer in my heart, I could greet the morning
  • My fifth child
  • We must learn to disagree without being disagreeable
  • Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere
  • Happy birthday, Martin
  • Our children
  • I will count it all joy
  • Afterwords / by Andrew Young, Maya Angelou, John Conyers, Dr. Barbara Williams-Skinner, Myrlie Evers-Williams, Patricia Latimore
  • My mother, my mentor / by Dr. Bernice A. King
  • The making of here memoir / by Rev. Barbara Reynolds.
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