Latest Coretta Scott King Stories

2010-05-26 07:44:00

ATLANTA, May 26 /PRNewswire/ -- "I Dream" is a musical celebration and journey through the life and work of a man whose prophetic and historical significance has become legend. The story of the late Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. is now a major musical drama opening in Atlanta on July 9, 2010. Presented by Musical-Dramatic Arts and directed by acclaimed actress Jasmine Guy, best known for her role as Whitley Gilbert in the 1990s hit series 'A Different World,' the through-composed...

2010-05-04 14:15:00

Their Public Service Announcements are Online and On Air WASHINGTON, May 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The three surviving children of Martin Luther King Jr. and Coretta Scott King -- Martin Luther King III, Dexter Scott King and Bernice Albertine King -- are the newest additions to a growing list of well-known Americans who have recorded public service announcements (PSAs) in support of the 2010 Census. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090226/CENSUSLOGO) The list of...

2010-02-03 04:30:00

CHAPPAQUA, N.Y., Feb. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Breaking new ground came naturally to Virginia Hamilton. In 1967, the publication of her first book, Zeely, launched the modern era of African American children's fiction. Through her more than forty award-winning books and scores of speeches and essays, Hamilton helped to bridge cultures and generations. In 2010, eight years after her death, this important legacy continues to grow. Virginia Hamilton: Speeches, Essays and Conversations (The Blue...

2010-01-26 09:30:00

DETROIT, Jan. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- John Legend comes to Detroit to inspire metro Detroiters with thoughts and music that challenge the community to work towards a better future on Thursday, Feb. 25, 2010 at 7 p.m. at The Max M. Fisher Music Center. As a part of B.L.A.C. magazine's Distinguished Speakers Series, this event is a unique chance to hear from one the most talented and respected young recording artists of his generation speak and perform a few songs. Since bursting on to the...

2009-08-28 07:28:00

CHICAGO, Aug. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Inventor Raymond Guyton expounds on the work of Thomas Edison and Louis Latimer. A 3-5 watt light bulb that sends an unforgettable, inspirational message. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090828/CG65172) Mr. Guyton is using this inspirational and unforgettable message to host a Chicago Faith Walk and Rally on August 29, 2009, starting in Logan Square and ending at the Midway Plaisance. Guyton is using his own inventions and ideals that help...

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