Coretta Scott King

Scores of demonstrators gathered outside of Mitch McConnell's home to protest the silencing of Sen. Elizabeth Warren on Friday.

GOP Senators voted to "rebuke" the Massachusetts Senator, prompting her to take to Twitter and read an opposition letter from Coretta Scott King aloud on Facebook Live.

Roland Martin, host of “NewsOne Now,” talked with Carmen Ejogo about her role as Coretta Scott King in the Martin Luther King, Jr. biopic “Selma” during…

Martin L. King and Coretta Scott met by phone in 1952 at the urging of a friend, Ms. Mary Powell. Coretta Scott from Heiberger, Alabama…

For many of us the assassination of NAACP field secretary Medgar Evers is merely a chapter in our Civil Rights history books. It’s a clip in the countless civil rights documentaries we’ve watched in history classes. For Evers’ widow and daughter, that moment plays over-and-over in their minds. “It never stops,” Evers’ daughter Reena said. […]

Golden Globe® Award-winner and Academy Award®-nominee Angela Bassett and nine-time Grammy®-winning recording artist Mary J. Blige will be in the upcoming Lifetime Original Movie “Betty…

Angela Bassett and Mary J. Blige visited ABC’s The View yesterday to talk to the ladies about their new Lifetime feature film Betty & Coretta, airing just…

Mary J. Blige may have just been replaced in the role of legendary soul singer Nina Simone, but she is still getting film roles. She…

VIA: Madamenoire.com I happened upon this post on MadameNoire.com.  It’s a spoof of the Real Housewives of Atlanta titled the Real Housewives of Civil Rights.  In the spoof, women of the Civil Rights movement (Coretta Scott King, Winnie Mandela, Rosa Parks, Maya Angelou, Betty Shabazz, and Marilyn Monroe) play off the events of the time […]

On Good Friday in 1963, 53 blacks, led by Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr., marched into downtown Birmingham to protest the existing segregation laws. All were arrested.