Coretta Scott King Author Awards
The Coretta Scott King Awards honor authors of African descent whose books "promote an understanding and appreciation of the American Dream." It honors historic civil-rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and his widow, Coretta Scott King.
Click here for a list of winners from 1970 to the present. Past winners include books on historic African Americans like Jackie Robinson, Lena Horne and Sojourner Truth.