The Power In Front Beside And Behind

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., right, receives a kiss from his wife Coretta Scott King as they appear in Alabama with Nipsey Russell, back row left, and Harry Belafonte
Coretta Scott King on one of the front lines of the nonviolent civil rights war with John Lewis to the right and Dr. King to the left
Coretta Scott King created one of the most important phone conversations of the 20th century
Coretta Scott King, followed by sister-n-law Christine King Farris, walks a picket line to protest apartheid at the South African Embassy in Washington D.C.
Like Dr. King Coretta Scott King was a coalition builder, American Mexican labor leader Cesar Chavez (left) and U.S. Senator Ted Kennedy (Center)
Coretta Scott King witnesses then President Ronald Reagan sign into law the King Holiday, a holiday Reagan opposed but Coretta Scott King’s masterful and politically astute leadership forced him to sign it into law
The American Library Association has appropriately honored Coretta Scott King by awarding one of its highest honors in her name

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Isaac Newton Farris Jr. is the nephew of Martin Luther King, Jr. and serves as Senior Fellow at the King Center.

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