Martin Luther King's youngest son was just 62.

Dexter Scott King, the youngest son of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and equally missed Coretta Scott King, died following an extensive battle with prostate cancer. He was 62.


Bernice King, the daughter of the late Coretta Scott King, wants her mother’s letters, speeches, and commentary published.

The heirs of the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. dynasty, Martin Luther III, Dexter Scott (both pictured from left), and Bernice (pictured far right) are locked in a bitter court feud regarding the rights to the slain civil rights icon’s bible and Nobel Peace Prize medal, according to the Detroit Free Press. SEE ALSO:  50 Years […]

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On his Friday “NewsOne Now” radio show, Roland Martin slammed Dexter King regarding the the King family’s latest legal battle. After playing audio from the press conference held Thursday by Bernice King in its entirety, Martin charged the younger of the King brothers with being “only about the check.” Also See: Rev. Bernice King Disassociates Self From […]

In a sad turn of events, civil rights activist Harry Belafonte is suing Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.‘s estate. Belafonte,  who helped financially support MLK’s family at times, has filed a lawsuit over ownership of historic documents. Today on “NewsOne Now,” Roland Martin spoke with MLK’s former lawyer Clarence Jones to discuss the dispute.  Jones expressed […]