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“Letter from Birmingham Jail” Historical Marker

Birmingham, Alabama
Saturday, May 4, 2013

50 years ago, on April 16, 1963, Martin Luther King Jr. wrote his “Letter from Birmingham Jail” while being held in prison for his involvement in a city-wide civil rights protest called the Birmingham Campaign. King’s daughter, Bernice King, CEO of the King Center in Atlanta, joins Alabama’s governor, Birmingham’s Mayor and others for the unveiling of a historical marker aside the Birmingham Jail.

Updated: Saturday, May 4, 2013 at 2:18pm (ET)

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