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    Cyburbian Planit's avatar
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    RIP Coretta Scott King

    I just heard on the radio that Coretta Scott King - Martin Luther King Jr.'s widow - passed away this morning. Ironic that this is Black History Month...

    RIP Ms. King. We are better because of you and your husband.

    Sadly I don't remember too much about MLKing's assasination, it wasn't one of those "where we you" moments for me. I was too young to understand.
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    Rest in Peace.
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    I heard on the news this morning that she was the get out and march side of their team effort and MLK was more into the reasoning and discussion aspect of their heroic civic actions. Truly a great team! Mrs. King is one of American's and the world's greatest citizen. Her work wont be forgotten by me.

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    RIP. A sad day for humanity.

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    I don't know if it's ironic or if it's actually memorable that she died on black history month. I choose Memorable. None of us live for ever, so I think it's best to die in a significant day, to be remembered.

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    Rest in peace, Coretta Scott King. She didn't hide in her bereavement when her husband was murdered. Instead, she joined many others and carried on the path toward his original "dream". She was an inspirational woman.

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    Quote Originally posted by SkeLeton
    I don't know if it's ironic or if it's actually memorable that she died on black history month. I choose Memorable. None of us live for ever, so I think it's best to die in a significant day, to be remembered.
    Isn't black history month in February or did it start early this year?

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    Quote Originally posted by jsk1983
    Isn't black history month in February or did it start early this year?
    Maybe it's tomorrow in the southern hemisphere?
    Annoyingly insensitive

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    I have read (correct me if I'm wrong) that MLK was a big womanizer just like JFK. If true, it's amazing that his widow continued on with his work the way she did.

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