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Interview With Dr. Alveda C. King

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DR. ALVEDA C. KING works toward her purpose in life, to glorify God.
Dr. King currently serves as a Pastoral Associate and Director of African-American Outreach for
Priests for Life and Gospel of Life Ministries. She is also a voice for the Silent No More
Awareness Campaign, sharing her testimony of two abortions, God’s forgiveness, and healing.
The daughter of the late civil rights activist Rev. A.D. King and his wife Naomi Barber King,
Alveda grew up in the civil rights movement led by her uncle, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Her
family home in Birmingham, Alabama, was bombed, as was her father’s church office in
Louisville, Kentucky. Alveda was jailed during the open housing movement. She sees the prolife
movement as a continuation of the civil rights struggle.
Dr. King is a former college professor and served in the Georgia State House of
Representatives. She is a recipient of the Life Prize Award (2011), the Cardinal John O’Connor
Pro-Life Hall of Fame Award (2011) from the Legatus organization and the Civil Rights Award
from Congress of Racial Equality (CORE) (2011). She is a bestselling author; among her books
are How Can the Dream Survive if we Murder the Children? and I Don’t Want Your Man, I
Want My Own. She is an accomplished actress and songwriter. The Founder of King for
America, Inc., Alveda is also the recipient of an honorary Doctorate of Laws degree from Saint