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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...

2006-02-07 12:56:40

By Karen Jacobs and Tabassum Zakaria LITHONIA, Georgia (Reuters) - President George W. Bush, three former presidents and thousands of others filled a Georgia church on Tuesday to mourn Coretta Scott King, who took up the fight for racial equality in America after the assassination of her husband, Martin Luther King Jr., in 1968. Mrs. King, seen by many as the "first lady" of the U.S. civil rights movement, died last week in a Mexican alternative health clinic at the age of 78, after...

2006-02-07 15:32:14

By Karen Jacobs and Tabassum Zakaria LITHONIA, Georgia (Reuters) - U.S. President George W. Bush, three former presidents and thousands of others filled a Georgia church on Tuesday to mourn Coretta Scott King, who took up the fight for racial equality in America after the assassination of her husband, Martin Luther King Jr., in 1968. Mrs. King, seen by many as the "first lady" of the U.S. civil rights movement, died last week in a Mexican alternative health clinic at the age of 78,...

2006-01-31 15:56:05

By Karen Jacobs ATLANTA (Reuters) - Coretta Scott King, who surged to the front of the fight for racial equality in America after her husband Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated in 1968, has died at age 78, friends and family said on Tuesday. Mrs. King, who had been diagnosed with terminal ovarian cancer, died in Mexico where she had been seeking possible alternative treatment, a family spokeswoman told Reuters. "Mrs. King was in Mexico for observation and consideration of...

2006-01-31 09:52:35

(Please read in seventh paragraph ... President and Mrs. Bush are deeply ... instead of ... I'm deeply ...) A corrected story follows: By Karen Jacobs ATLANTA (Reuters) - Coretta Scott King, who surged to the front of the fight for racial equality in America after her husband Martin Luther King Jr. was murdered in 1968, has died at age 78, friends and family said on Tuesday. King died overnight, the family said in a statement. She suffered a debilitating stroke and heart attack in...

2006-01-31 07:55:07

ATLANTA (Reuters) - Coretta Scott King, who surged to the forefront of the fight for racial equality after her husband Martin Luther King Jr. was murdered in 1968, has died at age 78, U.S. media reported on Tuesday. She had suffered a stroke and a heart attack in August. Coretta Scott King played a major back-up role in the civil rights movement until the death of her husband, Martin Luther King, who was assassinated on a Memphis motel balcony on April 4, 1968, while supporting a...

2006-01-31 07:46:58

ATLANTA (Reuters) - Coretta Scott King, who surged to the forefront of the fight for racial equality after her husband Martin Luther King Jr. was murdered in 1968, has died at age 78, U.S. media reported on Tuesday. She had suffered a stroke and a heart attack in August. Coretta Scott King played a major back-up role in the civil rights movement until the death of her husband, Martin Luther King, who was assassinated on a Memphis motel balcony on April 4, 1968, while supporting a...

2006-01-31 07:29:39

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Coretta Scott King, the widow of civil rights leader Martin Luther King, has died, NBC reported on Wednesday.

2006-01-31 07:20:04

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Coretta Scott King, the widow of civil rights leader Martin Luther King, has died, NBC reported on Wednesday.

2006-01-31 09:37:53

by Karen Jacobs ATLANTA (Reuters) - Coretta Scott King, who surged to the front of the fight for racial equality in America after her husband Martin Luther King Jr. was murdered in 1968, has died at age 78, friends and family said on Tuesday. King died overnight, the family said in a statement. She suffered a debilitating stroke and heart attack in August. Mrs. King's steely determination, grace and class won her millions of admirers inside and outside the civil rights movement....