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Coretta Scott King

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by Laura Hamilton Waxman
     
 

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Question: Who was known as the First Lady of the U.S. civil rights movement?

Answer: Coretta Scott King. She helped her husband, Martin Luther King Jr. fight for equal rights for African Americans in the 1950s and 1960s. After his death, she continued to speak out for peace and equality for all people.

-As a child in Alabama, she picked cottom to help

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Question: Who was known as the First Lady of the U.S. civil rights movement?

Answer: Coretta Scott King. She helped her husband, Martin Luther King Jr. fight for equal rights for African Americans in the 1950s and 1960s. After his death, she continued to speak out for peace and equality for all people.

-As a child in Alabama, she picked cottom to help her family earn money.
-She played three musical instruments in high school and sang solos.
-She worked for years to make Martin Luther King Jr's birthday a national holiday.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780760786413
Publisher:
Barnes & Noble
Publication date:
12/25/2007
Series:
History Maker Biographies Series
Pages:
48
Sales rank:
552,614
Product dimensions:
5.80(w) x 8.20(h) x 0.20(d)
Age Range:
8 - 12 Years

Meet the Author

Laura Hamilton Waxman has written many books for the History Maker Bios series, including Jimmy Carter, Colin Powell, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Marie Curie, and Sequoyah. She has also written in the Creative Minds Biographies and Pull Ahead Books series.

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Coretta Scott King 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
sucooper More than 1 year ago
My son had to do a report on several Black historians and the selected books were great.