Wednesday, May 16, 2007

Yolanda King Dies

Yolanda King, eldest daughter of Martin Luther King, Jr., died yesterday...ironically, the same day as Jerry Falwell. CNN reports that the family is uncertain as to the cause of death, but certain relatives believe her death was most likely the result of heart failure. Following in the footsteps of her father, Yolanda worked tirelessly to develop and maintain racial harmony. Those efforts resonated in a statement released by the King family...

"She was an actress, author, producer, advocate for peace and nonviolence, who
was known and loved for her motivational and inspirational contributions to

Funeral arrangements have yet to be disclosed, but sentiments of condolence and tokens of love for the entire King family have been pouring in. Take a moment to reflect on her life and the lives of both her parents today and remember all they have accomplished for civil rights.

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