MLK Jr. Day events

FILE - In this April 3, 1968 file photo, the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. stands with other civil rights leaders on the balcony of the Lorraine Motel in Memphis, Tenn., a day before he was assassinated at approximately the same place. From left are Hosea Williams, Jesse Jackson, King, and Ralph Abernathy. King is one of America's most famous victims of gun violence. Just as guns were a complicated issue for King in his lifetime, they loom large over the 30th anniversary of the holiday honoring his birthday. (AP Photo, File)

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) — A list of all events honoring Martin Luther King across Alabama. Did we miss your event? Send it in to

MLK Unity Breakfast: 7:30 a.m., BJCC North Exhibition Hall. Led by the Birmingham Metro Diversity Coalition.

Montevallo MLK Unity March: 9:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m., line up behind the Montevallo McDonald’s. All are invited to attend the annual MLK community March.

MLK wreath laying: 10 a.m., Kelly Ingram Park. Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc. will host their annual wreath laying ceremony in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

MIles College MLK Day of Service: 10 a.m.-3 p.m.; Students give back to the community by carrying on Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy.

MLK Rally in Tuscaloosa: 11 a.m. at Malone-Hood Plaza; Tuscaloosa Minimum Wage Coalition is gathering to march to and rally on City Hall for a minimum wage hike.

Martin Luther King Peace March: 11:30 a.m., Birmingham City Hall. Civil rights leaders and public officials will participate in the march to commemorate the holiday.

Future to Believe In Rally: 7 p.m., Boutwell Auditorium. Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders is hosting a rally to discuss the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. and the ongoing fight for racial justice.

MLK Youth Ceremony: Kelly Ingram Park; Unity Church Birmingham hosts a ceremony of all faiths and nationalities to honor the life of Martin Luther King Jr.

MLK Day of Service: Legion Field; The City of Birmingham partners with Hands on Birmingham to coordinate one of the largest MLK Day service events in the area.

Dr. Cornel West at Tuskegee University: Marking the life and legacy of Martin Luther King Jr.

Norwood Learning Gardens Service Day: MLK Day of service with the reopening of Norwood Elementary School.

Alabaster MLK Day of Service: Kids First Awareness 21st Century Community Learning Center and Alabama Power is sponsoring a day of service. Highway 11 in Alabaster.

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