Sister-In-Law Of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Was Punched In The Face In An Alleged Carjacking

Sister-In-Law Of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Was Punched
In The Face In An Alleged Carjacking
BHR Hollywood Reports...........Friday, the sister-in-law of civil rights legend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was punched in the face outside of her retirement home in an alleged carjacking.

Naomi King, 83, was attacked and punched in the face after she refused to give the unidentified assailant her keys, reports the Washington Times.

The man appeared from a wooded area and approached her just outside her gated community home in Southwest Atlanta.

Ms. Naomi King
Kng is the widow of Rev. A.D. King, the younger brother of MLK. She and her husband were significantly involved in the Civil Rights era.

She suffered only minor injuries and was released from the hospital. King told NBC News she wasn't scared during the assault because she had faith on her side.

When the assailants fled, King said she "said a quick prayer and thanked God that my injuries was at a minimum."

Atlanta police say authorities are investigating the incident.


King's neighbors said similar violent attacks are becoming common in the area.


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