Coretta Scott King ~ In her early life, she was as well known a singer as she was as a civil rights activist. The young soprano won a scholarship to the New England Conservatory of Music in Boston, where she met her future husband, Martin Luther King, Jr.
1958 Pulitzer Prize-winning photo: 'Faith and Confidence', showing a policeman patiently reasoning with a two-year-old boy trying to cross the street during a parade (photo by William C. Beall of 'Washington [DC] Daily News')
"Man is man because he is free to operate within the framework of his destiny. He is free to deliberate, to make decisions, and to choose between alternatives." MLK via Nurture Nature Project Martin Luther King.