Coretta: My Life, My Love, My Legacy

Coretta: My Life, My Love, My Legacy

by Coretta Scott King, Barbara Reynolds

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ISBN-13: 9781627795999
Publisher: Holt, Henry & Company, Inc.
Publication date: 01/17/2017
Sold by: Macmillan
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 368
Sales rank: 246,562
File size: 790 KB

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.


Coretta Scott King was an American civil rights activist, international human rights champion and 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.

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. http://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/sister-let-me-tell-ya-bernadine/1026050501?ean=9781434953841