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Alabama home of MLK's brother gets historic designation

Added 09-26-20 01:22:01pm EST - “The Alabama home once occupied by the Rev. A.D. King, the brother of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., is being added to the government's list of places that help tell the story of the civil rights movement.” - Washingtontimes.com

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Posted By TheNewsCommenter: From Washingtontimes.com: “Alabama home of MLK’s brother gets historic designation”. Below is an excerpt from the article.

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) - The Alabama home once occupied by the Rev. A.D. King, the brother of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., is being added to the government’s list of places that help tell the story of the civil rights movement.

Interior Secretary David L. Bernhardt visited Birmingham on Thursday as the one-time parsonage west of downtown was designated as part of the African American Civil Rights Network, al.com reported.

Martin Luther King Jr. often stayed at the home of his brother, who led the First Baptist Church of Ensley, during his visits to Birmingham in the early 1960s.

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A.D. King, wife Naomi King, and their four children were at the parsonage on the night of May 11, 1963, when a bomb exploded in the street outside and another blast went off in hedges at the front of the red-brick house.

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