Representative Alvin Holmes

Remembering State Rep. Alvin Holmes

Alvin Holmes, 81 years old when he died Saturday, leaves a legacy to remember — from marching beside Dr. Martin Luther King Jr to advocating for more jobs for Black Alabamians. Secretary of State John Merrill served with Holmes in the Alabama House of Representatives from 2010 to 2014, saying his dedication and spirit is one Alabama will miss. “No…