Dimensions: 127 pages, 9.58 × 7.54 × 0.65 in
Publisher: Chelsea House Publications
The following ISBNs are associated with this title:
ISBN - 10: 079101116X
ISBN - 13: 9780791011164
From the Publisher
Biography of the black American singer and dancer who achieved fame in Paris in the 1920s and was awarded the French Legion of Honor for her work during World War II.
About the Author
Coretta Scott King is a writer and civil rights activist. She was born in Heiberger, Alabama, on April 27, 1927. King studied music at Antioch College and the New England Conservatory of Music. King married Martin Luther King, Jr. in 1953. Coretta Scott King taught and did fund raising. When her husband was killed in April, 1968, Coretta Scott King took a more active role as a civil rights leader, beginning with her speech on Solidarity Day, June 19, 1968. King has devoted time to the Martin Luther King, Jr. Center for Nonviolent Social Change, where she has served as president and chief executive officer. She also established the Coretta Scott King Award in conjunction with the American Library Association to honor outstanding and inspirational contributions by an African American author and an African American illustrator. She published her memoir, My Life with Martin Luther King, Jr. in 1969.