Remembering Martin Luther King Jr's son, Dexter Scott King.

Dexter Scott King was the youngest son and third child of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and Mrs. Coretta Scott King.

Dexter Scott King was 62 years old after he lost the battle with prostate cancer.

Dexter King was born on January 30, 1961 in Montgomery, Alabama, USA.

He was an actor and producer, known for Untitled Martin Luther King Jr. 

Project, Ride to Freedom: The Rosa Parks Story (2002) and Emma Mae (1976).

He was married to Leah Weber.

As an adult, Dexter King became an attorney and focused on shepherding his father's legacy and protecting the King family's intellectual property.

Dexter Scott King, who dedicated much of his life to shepherding the civil rights legacy of his parents.

In addition to serving as chairman of the King Center, he was also president of the King estate.

His father is the only twentieth-century American whose birthday has been declared a national holiday, the youngest man ever to win a Nobel Peace Prize.

In past years, the King Center also staged what came to be known as the Kingfest, a free neighborhood event for the people of Atlanta.

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