'Together at last, thank God almighty, together at last!'
It's the 17th anniversary of Coretta Scott King's funeral at New Birth Missionary Baptist Church in Georgia.
Coretta Scott King died at the age of 78 on 30th of January 2006. She was 78 years old and had dedicated much of her life to building her husband’s legacy. Her funeral was on this day 17 years ago.
I love the eulogy by civil rights legend Reverend Joseph Lowery. It’s rollicking and joyous, starting with a standing ovation and joke — ‘Sit down, before I…