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Coretta: My Life, My Love, My Legacy

This book is about Coretta Scott King
"Coretta: My Life, My Love, My Legacy," published on February 20, 2018, offers an intimate exploration into the life of Coretta Scott King, a monumental figure in the realms of gender equality, racial justice, economic justice, and voting rights. This profoundly moving autobiography unveils the depth of her character and contributions, illuminating her as much more than just the wife of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Born in 1927 in the segregated South, Coretta Scott King's early life was marked by ambition and activism. Her journey from a talented student at Antioch College to a vocal advocate for global peace and human dignity showcases her relentless pursuit of justice. Despite personal tragedies, she emerged as a resilient leader, championing civil rights, women’s rights, and LGBTQ+ rights, and advocating nonviolence. This book, lauded by critics and recognized by The New York Times and The Washington Post as a must-read, is essential for adult education readers seeking to understand the legacy of one of America’s most influential women. It challenges us to reflect on how her unwavering spirit and commitment to change continue to inspire us today.
Published by Picador on February 20, 2018
384 pages
ISBN: 9781250159939
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