Coretta Scott King later said in her own book that "a southern jury of 12 white men had acquitted Martin.
For King, acquittal was a triumph of justice that changed history →
She stressed her father's legacy of peace and nonviolence, describing how he calmed an armed, angry crowd when their home in Montgomery, Ala., was bombed.
Nation honors Martin Luther King Jr. on Obama's Inauguration Day →
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