Coretta Scott King was more than the wife of beloved civil rights leader Martin Luther King, Jr. An activist in her own right, pushing for world peace and economic and racial justice, Scott King championed those causes prior to and throughout her marriage and after her husband’s untimely death. But, news coverage and popular perceptions of Scott King have continually framed her as simply the woman who stood by her husband’s side. An excerpt from a new book, written by Milwaukee’s own Jeanne Theoharis, rewrites Scott King’s and other civil rights leaders’ stories to highlight their significant contributions to the civil rights movement. Read more.
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