Rose named in honor of Coretta Scott King's 86th birthday

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The debut of the rose was part of a celebration honoring what would have been the civil rights activist's 86th birthday.

ATLANTA - A rose named after Coretta Scott King was unveiled Saturday at the King Center.

The debut of the rose was part of a celebration honoring what would have been the civil rights activist's 86th birthday.

The pink and white flower was planted at the center during the ceremony. It will also be planted at the State Capitol and at the campuses of Morehouse and Spelman colleges.


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