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Restoration and reflection at the historic A.G. Gaston Motel in Birmingham

By Ryan Michaels The Birmingham Times Birmingham Mayor Randall Woodfin, city leaders and other dignitaries that included U.S. Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg, on Thursday cut...

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

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...

Alpha Phi Alpha members speak on the legacy of Brother MLK,...

By Haley Wilson The Birmingham Times The celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday in Birmingham and across the nation on Monday, January 17 was...

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...

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...

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