Coretta Scott King

Black History Month may be ending here in a few days, but one of our researchers unearthed this gem in a box of Governor’s constituent correspondence a couple of days ago. It’s pretty interesting finding a letter from Coretta Scott King addressed to Governor Evan Mecham, considering the controversy surrounding the cancellation of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday here in Arizona. Here is a timeline of that history.

[Letter from RG 1, SG 24, Box 1, Folder 8]