With Motley in 1965

<a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PEHST001228" title="Martin Luther King Jr." href="/topic/arts-culture/culture/martin-luther-king-jr.-PEHST001228.topic">Martin Luther King Jr.</a> with his wife, Coretta, left, and Constance Baker Motley,  a lawyer for the <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="ORNPR000027" title="NAACP" href="/topic/social-issues/racism/naacp-ORNPR000027.topic">NAACP</a>, in Birmingham, Ala., in 1965.  King was assassinated in 1968. In the years following her husband's death, Coretta Scott King went on to take a leading role in the struggle for racial equality as well as in the women's movement.
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Martin Luther King Jr. with his wife, Coretta, left, and Constance Baker Motley, a lawyer for the NAACP, in Birmingham, Ala., in 1965. King was assassinated in 1968. In the years following her husband's death, Coretta Scott King went on to take a leading role in the struggle for racial equality as well as in the women's movement.

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