Iconic Love: Martin Luther King Jr. and Coretta Scott King | Essence.com

15 Photos That Show Martin Luther King Jr. and Coretta Scott King's Iconic Love

Their Wedding Bliss - 15 Photos That Show Martin Luther King Jr. and Coretta Scott King's Iconic Love

(FILES) US clergyman and civil rights leader Martin Luther KIng (C), 27, and his wife, Coretta Scott King, emerge 23 March 1956 from Montgomery Court House, following his trial on charges of conspiring to boycott segregated city buses. King was found guilty and sentenced to a 386 days of hard labor and fined $1,000 USD. King immediately appealed.

Coretta Scott King and Martin Luther King, Jr. leave a Montgomery court house on March after being sentenced to 386 days in jail for interfering with a business during the 1955 Mongomery Bus Boycott.

Martin Luther King Jr. with his mother, Alberta Williams King and his wife Coretta Scott King at Harlem Hospital in 1958. Dr. King was recovering from a stab wound after an attack by a disturbed woman.

with his mother, Alberta Williams King and his wife Coretta Scott King at Harlem Hospital in Dr. King was recovering from a stab wound after an attack by a disturbed woman.

Atlanta, Georgia April 9, 1968. Coretta Scott King listens to a sermon at the funeral of her husband Martin Luther King Jr.

Atlanta, Georgia April Coretta Scott King listens to a sermon at the funeral of her husband Martin Luther King Jr.

Believe it when you see it!

, theater and film producer Hillard Elkins and Sammy Davis Jr. in April 1965 at “Broadway Answers Selma,” a show Mr. Hillard produced to raise money for Dr.

Martin Luther King, Jr. (January 15, 1929 – April 4, 1968), was an American activist, humanitarian, and leader in the African-American Civil Rights Movement. He is best known for his role in the advancement of civil rights using nonviolent civil disobedience.

(January 1929 – April was an American activist, humanitarian, and leader in the African-American Civil Rights Movement. He is best known for his role in the advancement of civil rights using nonviolent civil disobedience.

Coretta Scott King kisses her husband, Martin Luther King, Jr., in Montgomery, Alabama at the culmination of the Selma to Montgomery March, March 25th 1965.

Coretta Scott King kisses her husband, Martin Luther King, Jr., in Montgomery…

Dr. Martin Luther King wrote his "Letter from Birmingham Jail" after being arrested and booked April 12, 1963. King's heartfelt letter is considered the preeminent document of the Civil Rights Movement, appearing in hundreds of anthologies and designated as required reading for many students worldwide. It has been translated into 40 languages. (photo taken 1962)

1962 American clergyman and civil rights activist Martin Luther King Jr. - makes a public address in Birmingham, Alabama. (Photo by Ernst Haas/Ernst Haas/Getty Images)

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