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MLK's Bible, Nobel Peace Prize now in safe-keeping

MLK's Bible, Nobel Peace Prize now in safe-keeping

ATLANTA, March 11 (UPI) -- Martin Luther King's Bible and Nobel Peace Prize are now under lock and key with an Atlanta judge holding the key.

Judge orders MLK Bible, Nobel Peace Prize put in safe deposit box

ATLANTA, Feb. 19 (UPI) -- A judge in Atlanta Wednesday ordered Martin Luther King Jr.'s Bible and Nobel Peace Prize locked up while his family's feud is resolved in court.
Bernice King says brothers want to sell MLK's Bible, Nobel Prize

Bernice King says brothers want to sell MLK's Bible, Nobel Prize

ATLANTA, Feb. 6 (UPI) -- Martin Luther King Jr.'s daughter, speaking in Atlanta, accused her brothers Thursday of planning to sell his traveling Bible and his Nobel Peace Prize.

Martin Luther King estate sues Martin Luther King Center

ATLANTA, Aug. 31 (UPI) -- A family dispute among the children of civil rights icon the Rev. Martin Luther King has led to a lawsuit between his estate and the King Center in Atlanta.
Troy Davis executed after court decision

Troy Davis executed after court decision

JACKSON, Ga., Sept. 21 (UPI) -- Georgia executed Troy Davis Wednesday for the murder of a police officer after the U.S. Supreme Court Wednesday rejected Davis' appeal for a stay of execution.

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MLK daughter: Don't execute Troy Davis

MLK daughter: Don't execute Troy Davis

ATLANTA, Sept. 19 (UPI) -- Martin Luther King Jr.'s daughter, Bernice King, wants Georgia authorities to grant convicted cop killer Troy Anthony Davis mercy and stop his death sentence.

King kin end feud

ATLANTA, April 7 (UPI) -- The feuding kin of slain U.S. civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. are now working together to enhance the center named for him, a family member says.
Bernice King to head SCLC

Bernice King to head SCLC

ATLANTA, Oct. 30 (UPI) -- Bernice King is the new president of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference, the U.S. civil rights group first led by her slain father said Friday.
King children reach accord on estate

King children reach accord on estate

WASHINGTON, Oct. 13 (UPI) -- The children of Coretta and Martin Luther King Jr. settled their legal feud over control of the U.S. civil rights icon's estate, avoiding a jury trial.

MLK children in difficult court battle

ATLANTA, Oct. 12 (UPI) -- A feud among the surviving children of civil rights icon Martin Luther King Jr. will be taken to court in Atlanta Monday, attorneys for the litigants said.
Lawyer: Bernice King lied about letters

Lawyer: Bernice King lied about letters

ATLANTA, Sept. 16 (UPI) -- The daughter of slain civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. ignored a court order to hand over love letters written by her mother, attorneys say.
Judge orders MLK's children to talk

Judge orders MLK's children to talk

ATLANTA, Sept. 15 (UPI) -- The feuding children of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. must talk to each other to settle their differences over their father's estate, an Atlanta judge says.

Jam, day of service precede inauguration

WASHINGTON, Jan. 19 (UPI) -- Crowds catching Bruce Springsteen and Bono jam at the Lincoln Memorial hint at the throng expected to witness Barack Obama's inauguration as U.S. president.

MLK son Dexter wins ruling vs. siblings

ATLANTA, Dec. 30 (UPI) -- A Georgia judge says two children of slain civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. must pay some costs incurred by a sibling they're fighting in court.
King's children say dad's legacy alive

King's children say dad's legacy alive

DENVER, Aug. 28 (UPI) -- The children of the late civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. told Democratic National Convention delegates in Denver freedom rings in the Rockies.

Two King siblings sue a third

ATLANTA, July 11 (UPI) -- Two of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.'s children are suing their brother to get an accounting of their parents' estate.

M.L. King's daughter Yolanda dead at 51

SANTA MONICA, Calif., May 16 (UPI) -- The first-born of the late civil rights leader, Dr. Martin Luther King, Yolanda King, has died in Santa Monica, Calif., at the age of 51.

King's daughter establishes scholarship

ATLANTA, Jan. 31 (UPI) -- One of her children has established a scholarship at Spelman College in Atlanta in honor of Coretta Scott King, who died a year ago Tuesday.

Family plans Coretta King's funeral

ATLANTA, Feb. 2 (UPI) -- Funeral plans for Coretta Scott King reportedly include a musical memorial at Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta and a service at her daughter's church.

M.L. King's widow makes surprise visit

ATLANTA, Jan. 15 (UPI) -- Guests at an Atlanta commemorative dinner for the late civil rights advocate Martin Luther King Jr., had a surprise visit from his widow, Coretta Scott King.

Coretta Scott King leaves hospital

ATLANTA, Sept. 23 (UPI) -- Coretta Scott King is home from the hospital to continue her recovery from a stroke and heart attack.

Thousands march against gay marriage

ATLANTA, Dec. 12 (UPI) -- Thousands of Christians marched in Atlanta to oppose gay marriage and promote their moral agenda for the country, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported.
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