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Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s Most Memorable Visits to Birmingham (AL)

By Ryan Michaels The Birmingham Times Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and Birmingham have been intertwined ever since the Civil Rights leader helped dismantle segregation in...

Annual MLK Unity Breakfast And These King Day Events in Birmingham

By Haley Wilson and Ryan Michaels The Birmingham Times Birmingham will observe Dr. Martin Luther King’s birthday this week and next with a number of citywide...

Rep. Terri Sewell, With President Biden in Atlanta, to Defend the...

The Birmingham Times Alabama Rep. Terri Sewell, one of the leading advocates for the John R. Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act, was in Atlanta on...

Harriett Tubman, MLK Jr., Frederick Douglass Quotes to Celebrate Juneteenth

inspiringquotes.com  President Joe Biden signed legislation Thursday establishing a new federal holiday commemorating the end of slavery, saying he believes it will go down as...

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...

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