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Inside the Birmingham community where Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. found...

By Ariel Worthy The Birmingham Times Jeff Drew remembers the first day he met the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., who stayed with his family...

Valuable lessons from King-led marches from an eyewitness

By Ariel Worthy The Birmingham Times During the Civil Rights Movement in Birmingham, children learned as many lessons outside the classroom as they did inside, remembered...

Descendants of the movement: Eyewitnesses to civil rights history

By Solomon Crenshaw Jr. For the Birmingham Times History often focuses on children of the movement—youngsters who were active participants in the fight for civil rights....

The momentous events leading to Martin Luther King Jr.’s ‘Letter from...

Special to The Times On April, 2, 1963, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Rev. Ralph David Abernathy and the Rev. Wyatt Tee Walker met at...

‘The most cogent and influential defense of nonviolent resistance ever written’

Letter From Birmingham Jail has been called a jewel of American literature. Clayborne Carson, director of the Martin Luther King Jr. Research and Education Institute at...

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