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“Letter From Birmingham Jail” Historic Marker

“Letter From Birmingham Jail” Historic Marker

Birmingham

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. wrote his famous “Letter from Birmingham Jail” in April 1963 while he was incarcerated for violating an injunction that prohibited public civil rights demonstrations in Birmingham. He wrote it in response to a handful of Alabama’s leading white religious leaders who had issued a public statement questioning the motives and methods of the King-led demonstrations in the city. 425 6th Ave S.

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    • 425 6th Avenue South
    • Birmingham AL, 35205

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    Birmingham is located in the Birmingham & Tuscaloosa Area of the Central Alabama Region

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    205-254-6369

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