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Martin Luther King Jr.

Leah Tucker - Carver Theatre

Photo by Erin Nelson.

Some of the most important events of the Civil Rights Movement of the 1960s took place in the Civil Rights District, which includes such iconic facilities as Kelly Ingram Park, 16th Street Baptist Church and the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute. Read more

Faces

INK HAPPS MLK Day.jpg

Photo by Dick DeMarsico; New York World-Telegram via Creative Commons.

Martin Luther King Jr., born Jan. 15, 1929, will be remembered in the Magic City on the occasion of his birthday with several events. They will take place on and around the Martin Luther King Jr. Day federal holiday on Monday, Jan. 20. Read more

Happenings

MLK statue Kelly Ingram Park

Photo by Jesse Chambers

Institute director says the facility will offer free admission, host activities Read more

Happenings