Coretta Scott King did not believe that James Earl Ray was responsible for King’s death and wanted him exonerated.
If it is wrong to be violent defending black women and black children and black babies and black men, then it is wrong for America to draft us, and make us violent abroad in defense of her.
And if it is right for America to draft us, and teach us how to be violent in defense of her, then it is right for you and me to do whatever is necessary to defend our own people right here in this country."Malcolm X was one of the world's most important human rights leaders and an incredibly gifted speaker.
King’s father, Martin Luther King Sr., was a Baptist minister and activist as well.
In addition to serving as head of the famous Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta, King Sr. During a time when it was uncommon for African-Americans or the public generally to attend college, both Malcolm X and Martin Luther King Jr. Taken in by a middle-class couple after her biological mother reportedly abused her, Malcolm’s future wife, Betty Shabazz, had a bright life ahead of her.
In addition to that, the men’s fathers not only had much in common but their wives did as well.