An advocate for African-American equality , she was a leader for the civil rights movement in the s. King was also a singer who often incorporated music into her civil rights work. King met her husband while attending graduate school in Boston. They both became increasingly active in the American civil rights movement.
What Is Martin Luther King Jr.'s Legacy to the LGBTQ Community? | NewNowNext
CNN — Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. I don't want my parents to know about me. What can I do? We know what King thought about race, poverty and war. But what was his attitude toward gay people, and if he was alive today would he see the gay rights movement as another stage of the civil rights movement?
Coretta Scott King
Although best known as the wife of s civil rights leader Martin Luther King, Jr. Working side-by-side with her husband throughout the s and s, King took part in the Montgomery Bus Boycott of and worked to pass the Civil Rights Act. Following Martin Luther King, Jr. The following year, a museum complex was dedicated on the site. In , King passed the reins of the King Center over to her son, Dexter, but she remains in the public eye.
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