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Coretta Scott King (1927–2006)

Coretta Scott King was born on April 27, 1927 in Marion, Alabama, USA as Coretta Scott. She was married to Martin Luther King. She died on January 30, 2006 in Rosarito Beach, Baja California, Mexico. See full bio »

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 2006 Legends Ball (TV Movie documentary)
 2005 Tavis Smiley (TV Series)
- Episode dated 17 January 2005 (2005) ... Herself
 1998 Memphis Remembers Martin (TV Movie documentary)
 1997 4 Little Girls (Documentary)
 1997 Turning Point (TV Series documentary)
- Who Shot Martin Luther King Jr.? (1997) ... Herself
 1994 VH1 Honors (TV Special)
Herself - Presenter
 1990 Special Gala: A Tribute to David Wolper (TV Movie)
 1990 The 5th Annual Stellar Gospel Music Awards (TV Special)
 1989 11-22-63: The Day the Nation Cried (TV Movie documentary)
 1988 Hour Magazine (TV Series)
- Episode dated 18 January 1988 (1988) ... Herself
 1987 Eyes on the Prize (TV Series documentary)
- Awakenings: 1954-1956 (1987) ... Herself
 1986 In Remembrance of Martin (Documentary)
 1986 An All-Star Celebration Honoring Martin Luther King Jr. (TV Movie documentary)
 1985 Harry Belafonte in Concert (TV Special)
 1979 Hot Hero Sandwich (TV Series)
- Episode #1.2 (1979) ... Herself
 1972 The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (TV Series)
- Episode #11.120 (1972) ... Herself
 1969-1972 The Mike Douglas Show (TV Series)
- Episode #11.147 (1972) ... Herself
- Episode #9.30 (1969) ... Herself
 1970 The Dick Cavett Show (TV Series)
- Episode dated 16 September 1970 (1970) ... Herself
 1970 I Am Somebody (Short documentary)
 1969 The Joey Bishop Show (TV Series)
- Episode #4.66 (1969) ... Herself
 1969 The David Frost Show (TV Series)
- Episode #2.33 (1969) ... Herself
 1968 60 Minutes (TV Series documentary)
Herself - Widow of Martin Luther King Jr.
- Episode #1.7 (1968) ... Herself - Widow of Martin Luther King Jr.
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I still hear people say that I should not be talking about the rights of lesbian and gay people and I should stick to the issue of racial justice. But I hasten to remind them that Martin Luther King Jr. said, 'Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.' I appeal to everyone who believes in Martin Luther King Jr.'s dream to make room at the table of brother - and sisterhood for lesbian ... See more »


In 2017, Jefferson "Jeff" Sessions III became the Attorney General of the United States of America. Over 30 years earlier, Coretta Scott King personally wrote a letter to the Senate expressing why she believes Jeff Sessions should have never become a federal judge due to her experiences with him during the Civil Rights Era in Alabama. See more »

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