Martin Luther King Jr http://wfae.org en Dr. King's Estate Suing Family Of His Former Secretary http://wfae.org/post/dr-kings-estate-suing-family-his-former-secretary <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Cardboard boxes lay scattered through Maude Ballou’s home off Statesville Avenue on Tuesday, packed with memories of her 87 years.</p><p>But as she prepared to leave Charlotte, it’s other possessions that have put her and her family at the center of a lawsuit by the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.’s estate.</p><p>In 1955, Ballou was King’s secretary in Montgomery, Ala., and moved with his family to Atlanta in 1960. Along the way King – and even Rosa Parks – gave her papers documenting those early days.</p> Wed, 16 Jan 2013 15:24:21 +0000 Jim Morrill/Charlotte Observer 19545 at http://wfae.org Dr. King's Estate Suing Family Of His Former Secretary