Bernice King

Montgomery Says Goodbye, Thank You to Rep. John Lewis

  Despite scattered rain showers, hundreds of people in Montgomery gathered Sunday to say goodbye to Rep. John Lewis and to publicly say thank you to his lifetime of service in the fight for civil rights. Lewis died July 17 after battling pancreatic cancer. He was 80 years old. A hearse carried his casket up Dexter Avenue where he laid…

Judge Says MLK Bible Belongs to Civil Rights Icon’s Estate

The judge in a dispute over the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.’s Nobel Peace Prize and traveling Bible has ruled the Bible belongs to the civil rights icon’s estate. But in the ruling dated July 1, the judge said the question of ownership of the peace prize will proceed to trial next month unless the two sides reach an agreement…