Dr. Alveda C. King, a member of the national advisory council of the Project 21 black leadership network, is a Pastoral Associate and Director of African-American Outreach for Priests for Life and Gospel of Life Ministries. She is also a spokesman for the Silent No More Awareness Campaign.
Dr. Alveda C. King is the daughter of the late civil rights activist Rev. A.D. King and the niece of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. During the height of the civil rights movement her family’s home in Birmingham, Alabama was bombed, and she was jailed during the open housing movement. Today, she sees the pro-life movement against abortion as a continuation of the civil rights struggle.
Dr. King is a former college professor, a former member of the Georgia State House of Representatives, and the author of the books How Can the Dream Survive If We Murder the Children? and I Don’t Want Your Man, I Want My Own.