The Children of Martin Luther King, Jr.
How his family has carried out their father’s legacy.
While the Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. has become a global symbol of justice and nonviolence around the world, the public is not so familiar with the lives and accomplishments of the four children he fathered with wife Coretta Scott King. How have King’s children carried out his mission and what are some of the personal and professional highlights of their lives? This profile examines the stories of the four King children: Bernice, Dexter Scott, Martin Luther King III and the late Yolanda King.