My Life, My Love, My Legacy

My Life, My Love, My Legacy

by Coretta Scott King, Barbara Reynolds


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780594788324
Publisher: Holt, Henry & Company, Inc.
Publication date: 01/17/2017
Pages: 368
Sales rank: 258,822
Product dimensions: 6.40(w) x 8.80(h) x 1.20(d)

About the Author

Coretta Scott King was an American civil rights activist, international human rights champion, author, the wife of Martin Luther King Jr., and the mother of four. Born in 1927 in Heiberger, Alabama, she died in 2006 in Rosarito Beach, Mexico.

Dr. Barbara Reynolds is an ordained minister, a columnist, and the author of several books, including Out of Hell & Living Well: Healing from the Inside Out. She was a longtime editorial board member of USA Today, won an SCLC Drum Major for Justice Award in 1987, and was inducted into the Board of Preachers at the 29th Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. International College of Ministers and Laity at Morehouse College in 2014.

Table of Contents

Introduction 1

1. We Don’t Have Time to Cry 7

2. A Sense of Belonging 23

3. I Have Something to Offer 31

4. A Brave Soldier 47

5. Time Itself Was Ready 58

6. The Winds of Change 73

7. I Will Never Turn Back 84

8. Pushed to the Breaking Point 89

9. I’ve Been Called by God, Too 95

10. So Evil Only God Could Change It 103

11. I Have a Dream 111

12. Heartbreak Knocked, Faith Answered 118

13. Securing the Right to Vote Was a Blood Covenant 131

14. Moral Concerns Know No Geographic Boundary 142

15. I Don’t Want You to Grieve for Me 151

16. With a Prayer in My Heart, I Could Greet the Morning 172

17. My Fifth Child 185

18. We Must Learn to Disagree Without Being Disagreeable 214

19. Injustice Anywhere Is a Threat to Justice Everywhere 237

20. Happy Birthday, Martin 265

21. Our Children 281

22. I Will Count It All Joy 317

Afterwords 331

by Andrew Young, Maya Angelou, John Conyers, Dr. Barbara Williams-Skinner, Myrlie Evers-Williams, Patricia Latimore

My Mother, My Mentor 345

by Dr. Bernice A. King

The Making of Her Memoir 351

by Rev. Dr. Barbara Reynolds

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My Life, My Love, My Legacy 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Great cover
brian1015 More than 1 year ago
I love Coretta King , nice book cover. Her story reminds me of a book called " SISTER LET ME TELL YA" by bernadine . Where women walk away for negative and find GOD.