Last updated on: 6/4/2009 | Author: ProCon.org

Coretta Scott King Biography

Title:
Human Rights Advocate
Position:
None Found to the question "Is the ACLU Good for America?"
Reasoning:

No position found as of Nov. 2006

Theoretical Expertise Ranking:
  Organizations/VIPs/Other
Individuals and organizations that do not fit into the other star categories.
Involvement and Affiliations:
  • Founder and Co-Chair, Full Employment Action Council, 1974
  • Chair, the King Center, 1968-1995
  • Activist and advocate for numerous causes including the Civil Rights movement with her husband Martin Luther King Jr.
  • Former member of Black Leadership Forum, the National Black Coalition for Voter Participation, and the Black Leadership Roundtable.
  • Honorary doctorates from over 60 colleges and universities
Education:
  • Degree, Voice and Violin, New England Conservatory of Music, 1954
  • BA, Music and Education, Antioch College, 1951
Other:
  • Died on Jan. 30, 2006
Quoted in:
  1. Should the Death Penalty Be Abolished?