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Coretta Scott King Speaks at UNI

Creator: Laurie Hanson

Subject: Coretta Scott King 

Description: During Black History month, the widow of Martin Luther King Jr. visited the University of Northern Iowa’s campus. She spoke in the West Gym about keeping her late husband’s dreams alive with nonviolent social change. She then talked about many things that happened during the civil rights movement in the 1960’s and how you need to love your enemies to make change.  

Date: March 2, 1984

Citation: Draper, Heather, “King strives to ‘keep dream alive with non-violent social change’,” Northern Iowan, March 2, 1984, 1.

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