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 Yolanda Denise King

Yolanda Denise King

Birth
Montgomery, Montgomery County, Alabama, USA
Death 15 May 2007 (aged 51)
Santa Monica, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Burial Cremated, Ashes given to family or friend
Memorial ID 19405381 · View Source
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Activist, Actress. The daughter and eldest child of civil rights leader Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr., she followed him as an advocate for peace and nonviolence. She held memberships in the Southern Christian Leadership Conference, which her father co-founded in 1957, and at the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP). As an actress she appeared in several films, including "Ghosts of Mississippi", and played Rosa Parks in the 1978 miniseries "King". She was also head speaker, producer and founder of Higher Ground Productions, billed as a "gateway for inner peace, unity and global transformation."

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: John "J-Cat" Griffith
  • Added: 16 May 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 19405381
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Yolanda Denise King (17 Nov 1955–15 May 2007), Find A Grave Memorial no. 19405381, ; Maintained by Find A Grave Cremated, Ashes given to family or friend.