Martin Luther King Jr.

Joe Biden speaking to a crowd in the White House.

‘Hate will not prevail in America’: Biden marks 60 years since March on Washington

BY: - August 28, 2023

The U.S. still hasn’t met the goals of the Civil Rights Movement, President Joe Biden said Monday, the 60th anniversary of one of the movement’s most iconic events. Six decades to the day after the 1963 March on Washington, where Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his “I Have a Dream” speech, Biden urged Americans not […]

The metal Court Square Fountain in downtown Montgomery features a large basin on the bottom and a smaller one on top. A number of small statues can be seen around the fountain, which is topped by a statue of the Greek goddess Hebe.

Alabama Reflector: Covering the pain and promise of our home

BY: - February 7, 2023

The pain and promise of Alabama collide on Dexter Avenue, the heart of Montgomery. In Court Square, on the western end of the street, slaveholders once forced men, women and children to endure poking, prodding and the torture of being separated from their loved ones.  The souls caught in the system faced physical and psychological […]