Secretary and aide to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and the King family. She also worked for the president of Morehouse College, Dr. Benjamin Mays (before she worked for Dr. King), and civil rights leader and politician Andrew Young (after King's death). Born on July 16, 1925; died January 13, 2007.
Archival Collections and Reference Resources
- Civil Rights Library of St. Augustine (Proctor Library)
- WSB-TV Newsfilm Collection (Walter J. Brown Media Archives and Peabody Awards Collection)
- WSB-TV newsfilm clip of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. speaking about ongoing discrimination and the benefits of nonviolence, Atlanta, Georgia, 1965 November 10 (News)
- WSB-TV newsfilm clip of mayor Ivan Allen, Jr. escorting Coretta Scott King away from Hartsfield International Airport immediately after learning about the death of her husband, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Atlanta, Georgia, 1968 April 4 (News)