Home Of Interest Harry Belafonte Sues the Martin Luther King jr. Estate

Harry Belafonte Sues the Martin Luther King jr. Estate

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harry bIn an attempt to off some original works of Martin Luther King Jr at the Sotheby auction, was met with some opposition from the Martin Luther King Jr. estate when they blocked the sell. Belafonte has the notes that were in Dr. King’s suit pocket when he was assassinated in 1968. He also has a condolence letter written to Coretta King by President Lyndon Johnson. And, he has various King speeches, including the outline for the famous “The casualties of the war in Vietman” speech.

The attempted auction occurred in but Belafonte has waited until now to act by filing a lawsuit asking a judge to confirm he’s the rightful owner. Currently Sotheby’s is holding all the docs until a court decides who owns the priceless stuff.

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