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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...

Protests in Perilous Times Need a Peacemaker Like MLK, say area...

By Sydney Melson The Birmingham Times These are times that beg for a leader like Civil Rights icon the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., say...

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...

Word on The Street

Compiled by Erica Wright We asked Birmingham-area residents, How do you think Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.  would see today’s America? KEVIN MAYO: “I think he...

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...

Birmingham residents, groups commemorate 50th anniversary of Dr. King’s death

By Solomon Crenshaw Jr. For The Birmingham Times Outside, recordings of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.’s speeches blared over speakers in front of Birmingham Civil...

Local clergymen on what Dr. King would think of Birmingham today

By Nathan Turner Jr. For the Birmingham Times A half century after the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated Birmingham ministers say the Civil...

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