Coretta Scott King, R.I.P. – Cause of Death, Date of Death, Age and Birthday

The civil rights leader Coretta Scott King passed away at age 78, this age of death has to be considered respectable. What was the cause of death? Below is all you want to know regarding the death of Coretta Scott King and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Civil rights activist and wife of Martin Luther King Jr. After her husband’s assassination, she took on a leadership role in the struggle for racial equality and also became active in the Women’s Movement and the LGBT rights movement.

She married Martin Luther King Jr. in 1953, and the couple had four children together, Bernice, Yolanda, Dexter and Martin III.

How did Coretta Scott King die?

Coretta Scott King's death was caused by ovarian cancer.

Information about the death of Coretta Scott King
Cause of deathOvarian Cancer
Age of death78 years
ProfessionCivil Rights Leader
BirthdayApril 27, 1927
Death dateJanuary 30, 2006
Place of deathN/A
Place of burialN/A

Quotes by Coretta Scott King

Something is wrong that we have to feed so many. Why should there be poverty with all of our science and technology? There is no deficit in human resources – it is a deficit in human will.

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I can’t help but believe that at some time in the not-too-distant future, there is going to be another movement to change these systemic conditions of poverty, injustice, and violence in people’s lives. That is where we’ve got to go, and it is going to be a struggle.

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Justice is never advanced in the taking of a human life.

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Struggle is a never ending process. Freedom is never really won, you earn it and win it in every generation.

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Freedom and justice cannot be parceled out in pieces to suit political convenience. I don’t believe you can stand for freedom for one group of people and deny it to others.

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