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Dr. Bernice King        

Minister, Attorney, Author & Daughter of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Bernice King is an American minister and the youngest child of civil rights leaders Martin Luther King Jr. and Coretta Scott King. She was five years old when her father was assassinated. King was 17 when she was invited to speak at the United Nations. Twenty years after her father was assassinated, she preached her trial sermon.

King was elected president of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference in 2009. She was the first woman elected to the presidency in the organization's history.

King became CEO of the King Center only months afterward. King's primary focus as CEO of The King Center and in life is to ensure that her father's nonviolent philosophy and methodology is integrated in various sects of society, including education, government, business, media, arts and entertainment and sports. King believes that "Nonviolence 365" is the answer to society's problems and promotes it being embraced as a way of life. King is also the CEO of First Kingdom Management, a Christian consulting firm based in Atlanta, Georgia.

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