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MLK Jr.'s Daughter

My Brothers Are SELLING OUT

Our Father's Legacy

2/24/2014 5:50 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

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Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s daughter says she's being forced to hand over two of her father's prized possessions ... all because her brothers just want to make a quick buck.

Bernice King reacted to a Georgia judge's ruling last week that she must hand over MLK's Nobel Peace Prize and his Bible while she continues a legal war with her brothers Dexter King and MLK III ... who control the King Estate.

Lawyers for the brothers have said they have a lucrative offer to sell both items -- but Bernice made it clear she's against pawning off the items -- "They're very sacred, not just to me, but to a lot of people. I just don't believe, morally, that you sell it."

The prize and Bible are supposed to be held in a safe deposit box until the matter is settled, but listen to Bernice -- she doesn't sound like she's in a hurry to hand 'em over.

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1.

James R. - Los Angeles    

It's all about the Benjamin's.

156 days ago
2.

James25    

Those items should be in a museum. Not on Ebay.

156 days ago
3.

Kelly    

The brothers have rights too, including the right to cash in.

156 days ago
4.

pasha    

They should be preserved in a museum and not sold to the highest bidder

156 days ago
5.

Everyone just needs to relax...    

MLK wasn't exactly a family man. He was a well-known philanderer.

156 days ago
6.

Observer999    

That whole crew are just money-grubbers. I realized that when I learned many years ago that the "I have a dream" speech is copyrighted and protected and no one can use it in any way without paying them, despite its public delivery and clear public importance.

156 days ago
7.

The Zombie    

Your father was a plagiarist, a misogynist and a liar. Give your brothers his crap.

155 days ago
8.

Kelly    

If laws are on the books to cover these rights and usage, then the "public" needs to get over it. We can't go in and tell you what to do with your late grand dad's possessions or his words and everyone here would FREAK if anyone tried to intervene on your freedom.

155 days ago
9.

Safire    

She is 100%% correct

155 days ago
10.

static    

It's racism.

155 days ago
11.

OhWell    

Shes Not Starving.

155 days ago
12.

Just Jay    

Sorry, but the Great One had some skeletons. The bros are deadbeats that want to turn a quick buck from the name. The daughter obviously doesn't need the dough.

155 days ago
13.

HumanNature    

STAND YOUR GROUND, BERNICE!!!!!

155 days ago
14.

Canadasux    

She's right, but the brothers control the estate. So, she'll have to hand the stuff over eventually.

155 days ago
15.

HRH Prince Michael    

Hopefully, this can be peacefully resolved.


King David Vs. Goliath
King Hezekiah Vs. 185,000 Assyrians
King of Kings Christ Yeshua Vs. Death
The House, always wins:
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The Final Declaration
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The 2013 Sentence
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His Royal Highness Prince Michael
of The House of David
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155 days ago
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