Black Family to Air King Funeral

2/03/2006 8:37 AM Eastern

Black Family Channel will telecast the funeral of Coretta Scott King live and in its entirety Tuesday.

King, the wife of civil-rights icon Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., died Jan. 30 after suffering from ovarian cancer. The funeral, which is expected to begin at noon (EST), will take place at New Birth Missionary Baptist Church in Lithonia, Ga.

Black Family will also replay the funeral proceedings at midnight, a network spokeswoman said.


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