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Jesse Owens

Champion Athlete

Jesse Owens( )
Author: Gentry, Tony
Introduction by: King, Coretta Scott
Editor: Huggins, Nathan I.
Series title:Black Americans of Achievement Ser.
ISBN:978-1-55546-603-9
Publication Date:Jan 1990
Publisher:Facts On File, Incorporated
Imprint:Chelsea House
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $30.00USD $11.98
Book Details
Pages:124
Detailed Subjects: Juvenile Nonfiction / Biography & Autobiography / Sports & Recreation
Juvenile Nonfiction / Biography & Autobiography / Cultural, Ethnic & Regional
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):9.55 x 7.52 x 0.57 Inches
Book Weight:0.91 Pounds
Author Biography
Gentry, Tony (Author)
Writer and civil rights activist Coretta Scott King was born in Heiberger, Alabama, on April 27, 1927. She studied music at Antioch College and the New England Conservatory of Music. She married Martin Luther King, Jr. on June 18, 1953. Coretta Scott King taught and did fundraising for the civil rights movement. When her husband was killed in April, 1968, she took a more active role as a civil rights leader, beginning with her speech on Solidarity Day, June 19, 1968.

King has devoted time to the Martin Luther King, Jr. Center for Nonviolent Social Change, where she has served as president and chief executive officer. She also established the Coretta Scott King Award in conjunction with the American Library Association to honor outstanding and inspirational contributions by an African American author and an African American illustrator. She published her memoir, My Life with Martin Luther King, Jr. in 1969. She died on January 31, 2006 at the age of 78.

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