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Civil rights activist and daughter of famous civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. who played Rosa Parks in the 1978 TV miniseries King.
Her father was assassinated when she was only twelve years old, and, because she was the oldest, she was often tasked with watching over her three younger siblings.
How did Yolanda King die?
|Cause of death||Heart Attack|
|Age of death||51 years|
|Profession||Civil Rights Leader|
|Birthday||November 17, 1955|
|Death date||March 15, 2007|
|Place of death||N/A|
|Place of burial||N/A|
Within the theater lies the power to stimulate and alter the hearts and minds of both the privileged and those who have too long been denied.Yolanda King
As an artist and as a Black woman coming out of a background that emphasizes service, there are certain responsibilities that I must assume. I see these responsibilities not as a burden, but as an extension of what I am.Yolanda King
We’ve not reached the promised land. We’re still wandering around, bumping into each other in the wilderness of ignorance and hate. That is why the King holiday is so important.Yolanda King
I have chosen to continue to promote ‘we’re one, the oneness of us,’ and shine the spotlight, as my father did.Yolanda King
I was watching the news that day when the bulletin came on that my father had been shot. I prayed. I asked God, ‘Please don’t let my daddy die.’Yolanda King