The Forgotten Reproductive Justice Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King

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“Unlike plagues of the dark ages or contemporary diseases we do not yet understand, the modern plague of overpopulation is soluble by means we have discovered and with resources we possess. What is lacking is not sufficient knowledge of the solution but universal consciousness of the gravity of the problem and education of the billions who are its victims.”

—Coretta Scott King delivering a speech on behalf of her husband on May 5, 1966, called “Family Planning – A Special and Urgent Concern by the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.”

“There is scarcely anything more tragic in human life than a child who is not wanted. That which should be a blessing becomes a curse for parent and child,” Coretta Scott King read in 1966. (Population Media / Creative Commons)

Three years ago, on the 50th anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s death, Dean Erwin…

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