Presentation on theme: "Coretta Scott King By: Scarlet Loney. Introduction This presentation will teach you some things about Coretta Scott King, oh who am I kidding it will."— Presentation transcript:
Introduction This presentation will teach you some things about Coretta Scott King, oh who am I kidding it will teach you a LOT about her.
A-Activist Coretta was a civil rights activist, woman’s rights activist, and an anti-war activist. Activist-- A person who used direct action, as in a demonstration or a strike.
B-Born and Died Coretta was born in Marion, Alaska on April 27, 1927. She died on January 30, 2006 in Rosarito, Mexico. http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/english/doc/2006-02/05/xin_540203051039172188711.jpg
C-Church Coretta Was a big singer in church she led the other singers in the songs. Her husband (Martin Luther King Jr.) was a priest in the same church. They always prayed to God that one day colored (blacks) would be treated fairly.
D-Distinguished career Coretta Scott King established a distinguished career in activism in her own right. Distinguished- Noble in appearance or behavior
E- Excellence After the civil rights movement was finally put right Coretta’s hard work turned into excellence.
F-Faith She had faith that one day all this civil right stuff would just go away so people would be people.
G-God Coretta’s family (plus her little ones) would pray to lord that tomorrow would be a new day that everyone would just be perfect friends.
H-Holler Coretta and Martin wouldn’t holler even if they wanted to, they just made speeches.
I-Intelligent Coretta had a sixth-grade education, which was considerable for a black man of his generation, and according to her friend and biographer Octavia Vivian, Coretta wondered later how much he might have achieved if he had the opportunity to earn a high school diploma.
J-Jobs Some of the jobs she had were: Church Singer Author Activist Concert Singer Lecturer Delegate to White House Conference on Children and Youth
K-Kids King parents gave birth to 4 Fantastic kids. 2 girls- Yolanda and Bernice 2boys- Dexter and Martin Luther III http://live.drjays.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/01/mlkfam.jpg
L-Leader Coretta and her husband were courageous and strong. They led many, many, many marches standing up for what they believe, over 3,000 people also agreed. http://img.timeinc.net/time/photoessays/2006/coretta_king/coretta_king/01.jpg
M-Memoir Her memoir, ”My Life with Martin Luther King, Jr.” was published in 1969.
N-Nonviolent Coretta founded the Center for Nonviolent Social Change in Atlanta.
O-Open Mind Her open mind couldn’t see why people wanted to be rude to others just because their skin is a different color.
P-Peace Coretta and Martin wanted peace with the different colors (races).
Q-Quote One of her most famous quote is “Hate is too great a burden to bear. It injures the hater more than it injures the hated” - Coretta Scott King
R-Relatives Mother-Bernice Scott Father-Obadiah Scott Brother-Obadiah Scott (younger) Sister-Edythe Scott (older) Sister-Eunice Scott (older, but didn’t survive childhood)
S-School Coretta’s brother and sisters plus her had to walk 5 miles just to get to school, because the bus only took whites to closer schools. http://my.hsj.org/DesktopModules/ASNE/ASNE.Newspapers/ResizeImage.aspx?url=http://s3.amazonaws.co m/asnemedia/portals/2/data/news_images/CSK.JPG&width=511&height=371&format=jpg
T- Tough It wasn’t that tough to spread the word about the marches and speeches, because if you put at least 2 posters everyone knows.
U-University Coretta attended Antioch College in Yellow Springs. http://www.jofreeman.com/civilrights/CSK_Photos/King-at-RooseveltU-1971-54-.jpg
V-Violence “ Violence is never the answer”, I know you have probably heard this most places and from most people,and to Coretta this was a blessing to have fellow people also believe in this. http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-4WjM_2e_N8Q/T1Hz1eSTY1I/AAAAAAAAAME/CUJWq5BZkaE/s1600/robinviolence.jpg
W-Wife Coretta got married to Martin Luther King Jr. on June 18,1953. http://itthing.com/wp-content/uploads/king__1263603079_5995.jpg
Y-Years It took her and the other activists against racism to finally get the law passed. Which I’m very sure you already know. Coretta Scott King http://www.achievement.org/autodoc/photocredit/achievers/kin1-012
X-Xenop She often admired how the Xenop could roam freely in the world. Xenop- A rainforest bird from the America.
Z-Zoo Coretta loved zoos because she loved how all the animals could live together with no fights, often she wished the world was like that.
Conclusion Coretta Scott King was a wonderful women who stood up for what she believed about the civil rights. She believed that colored (blacks) are citizens also, women should have the same rights as any man, and that the world shouldn’t go to war just because they don’t agree. And I definitely agree.
Work Cited 1.http://www.biography.com/search- results?searchText=coretta+scott+kinghttp://www.biography.com/search- results?searchText=coretta+scott+king 2.I also got information from the book- Coretta Scott King http://www.parentsconnect.com/editorial_images/2/Coretta-Scott-King-280x280.jpg