The Autobiography of Martin Luther King, Jr - Chapter 5: Coretta, Chapter 6: Dexter Avenue Baptist Church Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 5: Coretta, Chapter 6: Dexter Avenue Baptist Church Summary and Analysis

In Boston, King falls in love with Coretta Scott; his friend Mary Powell introduces them. He calls her on the phone for a date and on their first date talks about racial and economic justice and peace. She is a social activist. He is impressed by her and decides that they will be married. In 1953, they are.

Coretta is from Marion, Alabama and goes to college at Antioch in Ohio. She is musically talented. Her father is very good to her. Coretta has her own struggles with racism and segregation as well.

King tells us that Coretta is always a source of peace for him; she is his rock and has more strength than he does; she also hates being away from him. They have four children: Martin Luther...

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