The youngest child of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. said part of carrying on her father’s legacy is addressing economic disparities that had become a focus of his civil rights work at the time of his death.
Dr. Bernice A. King talked with Ellen about how her mother, Coretta Scott King, planted seeds of knowledge to help her grow in the aftermath of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s assassination. From teaching her not to hate the person that killed her father, to never making a decision in anger, the collection of seeds
ATLANTA - Dr. Bernice A. King on "The Fierce Urgency of Now," from her Call to Commemoration, 52nd MLK, Jr. Annual Commemorative Service. January 20, 2020 In his book, Where Do We Go From Here: Chaos or Community?, my father stated, “We are now faced with the fact that tomorrow is today. We are confronted with the fierce
ATLANTA - Rayshard Brooks was laid to rest Tuesday following a private funeral service in Atlanta. Loved ones gathered at 1 p.m. at Atlanta's historic Ebenezer Baptist Church. Speakers included Brooks' mother-in-law, niece, cousin, his employer and friend, and Dr. Martin Luther King's daughter Rev. Bernice King. Senior Pastor Rev. Raphael Warnock gave the eulogy. "Rayshard was not a member of our
By Alessandro Gisotti Just after Freedom Day, celebrated by African Americans with particular emotion after the killing of George Floyd, Martin Luther King's daughter reflects with Vatican Media on the nonviolent battle for equality and underlines the particular harmony between Pope Francis and her father. On Friday, the African American community celebrated Juneteenth, the day that recalls
BY SAM HAYSOMJUN 05, 2020Mashable As police brutality protests continue around the world, some of Martin Luther King Jr.'s famous quotes have been circulating even more than usual on social media. But as King's daughter Dr. Bernice A. King explains to Jimmy Fallon in the clip above, some people are taking her father's words out of context. "In '68 my
By Anne QuitoDesign and architecture reporterQZ.com Speaking at the TED conference this week, Bernice King, the youngest child of Martin Luther King Jr. and Coretta Scott King and CEO of The King Center, expressed sorrow over the fact that America hasn’t seemed to have made much progress on the centuries-long struggle for racial equality. “We didn’t hear what [my father] was