Ellen Andersen

Coretta Scott King is Dead

Filed By Ellen Andersen | January 31, 2006 10:52 AM | comments

Filed in: Gay Icons and History, Politics, The Movement
Tags: civil rights, politics, race

I'm saddened to report that Coretta Scott King died in her sleep last night. Throughout her long life, King was a beacon of sanity and justice in a racist, sexist, classist, and homophobic world, and I, for one, will miss her greatly.

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The world will mourn her passing. She has gone to a much greater place where there is no more racism, sexism or homophobia. And she tried her best to bring that place here on Earth. We can only try to continue her legacy.