WHAT IT TAKES: Coretta Scott King

American Academy of Achievement | 2/1/2018, 4:01 p.m.
As Mrs. King says, she wasn’t just married to Martin Luther King Jr., she was married to the cause.
Morton Broffman, “Ethel Kennedy and Coretta Scott King, Mother’s Day Welfare March, Washington, D.C.,” 1968
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WHAT IT TAKES: Coretta Scott King

As Mrs. King says, she wasn’t just married to Martin Luther King Jr., she was married to the cause. Their partnership in life, in faith, and in the struggle for justice and human rights, changed the world. In this episode, Mrs. King describes her early aspirations in music, her courtship with Martin, her courage in the face of violence, and her discovery that a purposeful life is a happy life.