"Coretta Scott King played a pivotal role in the civil rights movement, not just as the wife of a powerful man but as an influential woman. She gave concerts to raise money & awareness for her causes, winning people's hearts with music, in addition to participatig in politics, marches, & demonstrations. After Martin Luther King Jr.'s assassination, Coretta kept on marching & stepped in to fill his shoes, at first using his words to carry on the work & then finding her own."
Women Who Broke the Rules celebrates the bold & brave women who have forged their own paths--breaking rules along the way--to help shape our country's past, present, & future. Acclaimed author Kathleen Krull blends history and humor in this accessible young biography series.