My favorite teacher was Coretta Scott King! For two years she co-taught a graduate level class at the Candler School of Theology of Emory University in Atlanta on the "Theology of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr." She was able to entice AMAZING guest speakers to come to our class. I remember Ralph Abernathy, Harold DeWolf (Dr.King's dissertation professor from Boston University), and Andrew Young. One of the highlights of the class for me was singing "We Shall Overcome" with Mrs. King during our final class session. She had a masters degree in vocal music from the Boston Consevatory of Music and had a beautiful soprano voice. At the time she was my teacher, she was working on getting a National Holiday established for Dr. King's birthday. Ever since, I have always sought to find some way to honor Dr.King's legacy---and Mrs. King's too.
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