Dear Coretta

“There is a Mrs. King. There is also Coretta.”
Black and white close-up photograph of Coretta Scott King looking off into the distance with several microphones in front of her

The King Center for Nonviolent Social Change has consistently served as an example for doing what’s right. Digitizing their archives represents a groundbreaking moment in preserving and providing access to a vital, rich history Mrs. Coretta Scott King helped shape.

The Coretta Scott King Rose Gallery is a virtual museum and immersive experience that connects the past with the present. Explore the legacy of a woman who dedicated her life to the pursuit of social justice and peace with faith, courage, and dignity.

Struggle is a never-ending process. Freedom is never really won. You earn it and win it in every generation.
Mrs. Coretta Scott King
Artist, Activist, Educator, Woman of Faith

Coretta Scott King encouraged everyone to meet opposition and violence with love.

Reflecting on her legacy

Dear phenomenal woman, mother, friend—we can still hear the gentle wisdom of your words. You let your actions be a guide for those who chose to see that resistance is a discipline, and integrity is a practice in empathy. Join us in reflection.

Bryan Stevenson
Public interest lawyer, and Founder and Executive Director of the Equal Justice Initiative

Bonita Hampton Smith
Businesswoman, inspirational speaker, transformational teacher, and author

Ambassador Andrew J. Young
Icon of the Civil Rights movement, American politician, and diplomat

What’s your vision for a brighter future?

Students and educators can learn and share how they’ve been inspired by Mrs. Coretta Scott King.

Committed to change, together

Microsoft is honored to be the Official Technology Partner of The King Library & Archives, a multi-year effort using a Microsoft Azure Digital Asset Management solution. We’re helping preserve The King Library & Archives—the world’s largest collection of primary source material related to the life and work of Martin Luther King, Jr. and the American civil rights movement. We’re excited to launch the Coretta Scott King Rose Gallery to share The King Center’s history and impact as established by Mrs. Coretta Scott King in 1968.

Our work to build organizations, cultures, and a world where everyone is included is as urgent as ever. Propelled by the words, actions, and accomplishments of Mrs. Coretta Scott King and others like her who have envisioned the future and helped push us forward, we remain committed to driving systemic change, together.
Lindsay-Rae McIntyre
Chief Diversity Officer, Microsoft

Read more about how Microsoft is committed to helping address racial injustice and inequity in the US for Black and African American communities.

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