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The Reverend Bernice A. King

Chief Executive Officer of The King Center

Bernice A. King is the Chief Executive Officer of The King Center, which was founded by her mother in 1968.  Born the youngest daughter of the late Coretta Scott King and Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Dr. King is known as a powerful speaker. Bernice began her oratorical journey when she spoke in her mother’s stead at the United Nations at age 17.

She founded Be A King, whose mission is to re-brand and re-image generations of people to elevate the way they think, act, learn, love, live, and lead.  King is a graduate of Spelman College with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology and a Masters of Divinity and Doctorate of Law Degrees from Emory University. She has also received an honorary Doctorate of Divinity degree from Wesley College and is currently a member of the State Bar of Georgia.