Fox News Channel Signs MLK’s Niece, Dr. Alveda King

By Brian Flood 

Fox News Channel has signed Dr. Alveda King, niece of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., to a contributor role. King will be featured across FNC’s programming, offering social and cultural commentary.

“Alveda has brilliantly carried the legacy of the King family to the next generation and has been a source of inspiration for many Americans. Her passion and mission for social change will be a valuable contribution to our network,” FNC chairman and CEO Roger Ailes said.

The announcement comes less than 48 hours before the 50th anniversary of “Bloody Sunday.” King is the founder of Alveda King Ministries and has won numerous awards, including the Life Prize Award and the Civil Rights Award from Congress of Racial Equality.