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55 Quotes of Inspiration from Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

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The Birmingham Times As we commemorate Dr. Martin Luther King’s Day on Monday January 15 here’s a look at some of his stirring and inspiring...

‘The Epitome of Greatness’: Rev. Frank Dukes, Civil Rights Icon, Eulogized...

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By Barnett Wright The Birmingham Times The Rev. Frank Dukes, a legend of the Birmingham Civil Rights Movement whose Selective Buying Campaign helped dismantle segregation in...

Birmingham’s BuildUP School Receives $3 Million to Expand Skilled Trades For...

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By Barnett Wright The Birmingham Times BuildUP Community School in Birmingham on Tuesday received $3 million to expand programs that prepare high school youth for skilled...

Birmingham’s Historic A.G. Gaston Motel Opens to the Public This Week

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birminghamal.gov On Thursday, June 29, the historic A.G. Gaston Motel in downtown Birmingham will open to the public for a free visit for a limited...

MLK Jr.’s Daughter in Birmingham Addresses ‘Proliferation of Guns’, Injustice and...

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By Ryan Michaels The Birmingham Times Dr. Bernice A. King, daughter of Civil Rights icon Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., and head of the foundation in...

Birmingham Families of Crime Victims Say State Commission Slow to Provide...

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By Mike Cason | mcason@al.com This is another installment in The Birmingham Times/AL.com joint series “Beyond the Violence: What can be done to address Birmingham’s rising homicide...

Some of MLK’s Most Memorable Visits to Birmingham, AL

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

Martin Luther King Jr.’s ‘Letter from Birmingham Jail’ available for all...

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By Caroline Gazzara-McKenzie University of Alabama It was 1963 and Birmingham was going through a racial revolution. Demonstrations and peaceful protests against the city’s strict segregation...

Jim Peppler’s Photos From the Civil Rights Movement Captured Black History...

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By Ryan Michaels The Birmingham Times Few have chronicled Alabama history the way Jim Peppler has. The photographer was on the ground during the mid-1960s for the...

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s Notable Quotes

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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...