Mt. Zion AME Zion Church Montgomery

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After years of disrepair, leaders share new efforts to restore Mt. Zion A.M.E. Zion Church

There’s a new effort to breathe life into a landmark Montgomery church that for decades has fallen by the wayside. Mt. Zion A.M.E.  Zion boasts of being the backdrop to pivotal moments in the civil rights movement, though the building itself has struggled to survive.  The church was once a pillar in the community that’s been quietly crumbling for years; but…

Democratic Presidential Candidate Bernie Sanders Coming to Montgomery

Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders (D-Vermont) has announced that he plans to bring his campaign to Montgomery. Sanders is scheduled to speak at a town hall meeting Monday, May 20.  That event will happen at Mt. Zion AME Zion Church, at 455 West Jeff Davis Avenue starting at 12:45PM.  Doors open at 11:15AM. The event is free and open…