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King spearheaded the massive educational and lobbying campaign to establish Dr. In 1983, an act of Congress instituted the Martin Luther King, Jr.
Federal Holiday Commission, which she chaired for its duration. King oversaw the first legal holiday in honor of her husband–a holiday which has come to be celebrated by millions of people world-wide and, in some form, in over 100 countries.
She spoke at many of history’s most massive peace and justice rallies.
She served as a Women’s Strike for Peace delegate to the seventeen-nation Disarmament Conference in Geneva, Switzerland in 1962.
As founding President, Chair, and Chief Executive Officer, she dedicated herself to providing local, national and international programs that have trained tens of thousands of people in Dr.
Ms King, who says she inherited the bible and medal from her late mother, Coretta Scott King, said she was "appalled and utterly ashamed" at her brothers' desire to sell items that she considered "sacred" to their father's memory.She witnessed the historic handshake between Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin and Chairman Yassir Arafat at the signing of the Middle East Peace Accords.She stood with Nelson Mandela in Johannesburg when he became South Africa’s first democratically-elected president. A few days after her death, thousands of Atlantans stood in line in the pouring sleet to pay their respects to her at a viewing in Ebenezer Baptist Church.In 1988, she re-convened the Coalition of Conscience for the 25th anniversary of the March on Washington.In preparation for the Reagan-Gorbachev talks, in 1988 she served as head of the U. delegation of Women for a Meaningful Summit in Athens, Greece; and in 1990, as the USSR was redefining itself, Mrs.