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Fox News Hires King’s Niece as Commentator

In this Aug. 9, 2014 file photo, Dr. Alveda King, niece of Dr. Martin Luther Kings, speaks during The Family Leadership Summit in Ames, Iowa. Fox News Channel says it has hired Alveda King, a niece of the late civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr., as a commentator for the network. King, director of African-American Outreach at Priests for Life, is an anti-abortion activist who has clashed politically with some of her uncle's former associates. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall, File)
In this Aug. 9, 2014 file photo, Dr. Alveda King, niece of Dr. Martin Luther King’s, speaks during The Family Leadership Summit in Ames, Iowa. Fox News Channel says it has hired Alveda King, a niece of the late civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr., as a commentator for the network. King, director of African-American Outreach at Priests for Life, is an anti-abortion activist who has clashed politically with some of her uncle’s former associates. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall, File)

 

NEW YORK (AP) — Fox News Channel says it has hired Alveda King, a niece of the late civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr., as a commentator for the network.

Alveda King, director of African-American Outreach at Priests for Life, is an anti-abortion activist who has clashed politically with some of her uncle’s former associates. She spoke at a 2010 rally in Washington organized by conservative commentator Glenn Beck.

She has said she has been a Democrat and Republican, but now considers herself a Christian.

“Her passion and mission for social change will be a valuable contribution to our network,” said Roger Ailes, chairman and CEO of Fox News, on Friday.

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