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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?
Yolanda King's death was caused by heart attack.
|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|
Do you know what I think of when I remember him? I think: He was such a kid. He taught me how to swim when I was 4 and how to ride a bike. So when I think of Martin Luther King, I think of laughter. I think of the play and the fun.Yolanda King
Til I was about eight or nine, I had no awareness he was anybody special. Since all our friends were in the movement, I thought what Daddy did was natural. Everybody went to jail, right? Then, one day some kids at school called my daddy a jailbird, and it upset me. That was the beginning of my awareness.Yolanda King
My mother supported me from the beginning and never said you should be an activist or civil rights leader or minister.Yolanda King
To really involve yourself in transforming yourself. That’s the work that I’m really focused on through my company, Higher Ground Productions, is really helping people to really find a place of personal empowerment as well as inner peace.Yolanda King
I will never grow up. Everyone wants to tell me how to live my life.Yolanda King