Martin Luther King Day

Civil Rights Memorial Center Re-Opened after 2 Years

Many Civil Right museums in our area are seeing a wave of people coming in for the Martin Luther King Holiday, including the Civil Rights Memorial Center that had it’s grand re-opening after being shut down for almost 2 years. The Memorial Center is now open to the public. It’s been closed for renovations since March 2020 and now features…

Butler County Honors King’s Life, Legacy

More than 500 community members, local officials and state dignitaries gather in Greenville to celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

IMG_0590 Through heartfelt song and a hearty breakfast, hundreds gathered in Butler County Monday morning to honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. “I came out here today to celebrate Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and what he did for not only for America but around the world,” said Tanisity Smith. Each year, the Butler County Civic League marks…

Loretta Lynch to Give Speech in Birmingham Ahead of MLK Day

Attorney General Loretta E. Lynch will deliver her final speech as attorney general in Birmingham at 16th Street Baptist Church. The Sunday speech will commemorate Martin Luther King, Jr. and comes on the eve of the national holiday named for King. Lynch has served as attorney general in the Obama administration since 2015. The U.S. Department of Justice announced the…