Wednesday, May 16, 2007

A Locked SIster is Gone!

ATLANTA (AP) – Yolanda King, the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.’s eldest child who pursued her father’s dream of racial harmony through drama and motivational speaking, has died. She was 51.

King died late Tuesday in Santa Monica, California, said Steve Klein, a spokesman for the King Center. The family did not know the cause of death, but relatives think it might have been a heart problem, he said.

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5 comments:

Aya said...

Yes,I heard about it this am on the radio. So sad to die so young. I do know she was quite talented and tried to make difference the way her father did.

Peace and blessings

Ms Stella said...

May she rest in peace. I posted a beautiful picture of Ms King on my blog a few months ago in admiration of her locks.

muslimahlocs said...

creyole:
thanks for posting this tragic news on your blog. this is really sad indeed.

Goodnapps said...

It is devastating to lose another one of our Black icons. Somehow I was hoping that I heard the news wrong. She will definitely be missed.

Tra said...

I am so glad you shared this. I hadn't heard at all. How very sad and so unexpected.