Martin Luther King III

Martin Luther King III

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Martin Luther King III was born on October 23, 1957 to human rights advocate Martin Luther King, Jr. and Coretta Scott King. His mother had reservations about naming him after his famous father, "realizing the burdens it can create for the child," but King, Jr. always wanted to name his son Martin Luther III. He was raised in Vine City, an urban neighborhood in Atlanta, Georgia, and was ten years old when his father was assassinated. King lived with his mother in his childhood home until his adulthood. As an adult, King was a shy man who rarely socialized, and friends have claimed he tends to overwork, in part due to the pressure to live up to his father's name; one friend, Rev. E. Randel T. Osburn, said of King, "Watching him is like watching somebody trying to outrun themselves. It's like there's a ghost in front of him and he's always trying to catch it." Martin Luther King III is a member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity as was his father.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 80 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 5mm | 127g
  • Vertpress
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 6135649019
  • 9786135649017