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The Quiet Storm: Bernice King

Bernice King, the youngest child of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. struggles to come to terms not only with personal memories of her famous father, but also with the expectations of a society longing for someone to assume his mantle.

One after another social commentators have watched Martin Luther King Jr.‘s children and wondered if one day one would assume the mantle once worn by the "king of peace" himself. Read More

The Children of Dr. King: Living with the Legacy

On April 4, 1968, an assassin robbed the nation of a leader and four young children of a father. But the memories have not dimmed.

"My father was sent to do a very specific job. . . . He was a God-sent man and when his work was done he moved on higher. . . ." —Yolanda Denise King Read More