Coretta Scott King "the Words Of Martin Luther King Jr."inscribed To Earl Graves For Sale
"The Words of Martin
Luther King, Jr."compiled by Coretta
Scott King. Published in 1983. 1st
edition/3rd printing. Signed and inscribed by Coretta Scott King,
widow of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., author,activist andcivil rights leader to her friend, American activist and business
giant, Earl Graves Sr.
“We in the King Center will always be grateful for your continuing support of
our work…most recently, the partnership in dreams dinner."
"Warmest Personal Regards, Coretta Scott King”
book was purchased from the estate of Earl Graves, Sr. It is in A++++ condition. No bumps, scratches…...it is in brand new condition, never read. A remarkable and rare artifact between 2
friends of great American historical significance. This book would be a great addition to anycollectionof Civil Rights memorabilia.
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Coretta Scott King was one of the most influential
women leaders in our world. Prepared by her family, education, and personality
for a life committed to social justice and peace, she entered the world stage
in 1955 as wife of the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and as a leading
participant in the American Civil Rights Movement. Her remarkable partnership
with Dr. King resulted not only in four children, who became dedicated to
carrying forward their parent’s work, but also in a life devoted to the highest
values of human dignity in service to social change. Mrs. King traveled
throughout the world speaking out on behalf of racial and economic justice,
women’s and children’s rights, gay and lesbian dignity, religious freedom, the
needs of the poor and homeless, full-employment, health care, educational
opportunities, nuclear disarmament and environmental justice. She lent her
support to pro-democracy movements world-wide and consulted with many world
leaders, including Corazon Aquino, Kenneth Kaunda, and Nelson Mandela.
Earl G. Graves, Sr. -American
entrepreneur, publisher, businessman and philanthropist 1935-
Since founding Black Enterprise Magazine in 1970, Earl
Graves has been named one of the ten most outstanding minority businessmen in
the country by the President of the United States, and received the National
Award of Excellence in recognition of his achievements in minority business enterprise.
Black Enterprise Magazine is recognized as the definitive resource for African
American business professionals, entrepreneurs and policy makers in the public
and private sectors.
Graves is President and Chief Executive Officer of
Earl G. Graves, Ltd., parent corporation for the Earl G. Graves Publishing
Company which publishes Black Enterprise Magazine. He also serves as Chairman
and CEO of Pepsi-Cola of Washington, D.C., L.P., the largest
minority-controlled Pepsi-Cola franchise in the U.S. He is also a General
Partner of Egoli Beverages, L.P., the Pepsi-Cola franchise bottler of South
In 1999, he received the 84th NAACP Spingarn Medal,
the highest achievement award for African Americans. He was named one of the
Top 100 Business News Luminaries of the Century and his book "How to
Succeed in Business Without Being White" was listed among the New York
Times and Wall Street Journals Business Best Sellers. A staunch advocate of
higher education, Graves is committed to advancing business education and
opportunities for our nation's youth. He has also been recognized for his
business leadership and community service by the US Department of Commerce, the
City of New York and the National Conference for Community and Justice, among
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