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2021 MLK Unity Breakfast Virtual, Just as Impactful 

By Erica Wright The Birmingham Times The 35th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Unity Breakfast may have been virtual due to the global COVID-19...

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s Notable Quotes

By Hannah Hutyra Keepinspiring.me Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was born in Atlanta, Georgia on January 15, 1929. He was a pivotal advocate for African Americans...

Why MLK chose Birmingham (Ala.) as focus for his campaign

history.howstuffworks.com In 1963, Martin Luther King Jr. chose Birmingham, Alabama, as a new place of focus for his campaign. The city was notorious for its...

Listing of MLK Day 2021 Events in Birmingham

birminghamal.gov In an effort to reduce the spread of COVID-19, several annual MLK events will go virtual for 2021. Here’s a look at virtual and in-person...

Rev. C.T. Vivian, key civil rights leader, has died at 95

By Desiree Seals and Michael Warren Associated Press ATLANTA (AP) — The Rev. C.T. Vivian, an early and key adviser to the Rev. Martin Luther King...

Wormsby: On this day Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. died for...

By Hollis Wormsby, Jr. On April 4, 1968, black America was stunned by the news that Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. had been assassinated in...

Word on The Street

Compiled by Erica Wright April 4 marks the 51st anniversary of the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. We asked Birmingham-area residents, What qualities...

Sen. Doug Jones addresses MLK Unity breakfast, talks of equality and...

By Ariel Worthy The Birmingham Times Doug Jones, sworn-in as a United States Senate 12 days ago, returned home today to deliver the keynote address at...

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...

Jeff Drew, Who Marched in Protests as child, on what MLK...

By Ariel Worthy The Birmingham Times Jeff Drew is a descendant of Civil Rights royalty. He is the son of John and Addine “Deenie” Drew. His...

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