Corretta Scott King was an early supporter in the struggle for lesbian and gay civil rights. In August, 1983 in Washington, DC she urged the amendment of the Civil Rights Act to include gays and lesbians as Protected class.
She wasn’t just married to Martin Luther King Jr. She wasn’t just devoted to him as a wife and partner. Correta Scott King was married to the cause he embodied. In the end, she was the key to the fulfillment of the dreams of Martin Luther King Jr.