Dexter Ave Baptist Church http://apr.org en Montgomery Church Joins MLK Speech Celebration http://apr.org/post/montgomery-church-joins-mlk-speech-celebration <p>The Montgomery church where Martin Luther King Jr. served as pastor will join other many other locations in ringing bells at the moment when King gave his "I Have a Dream" speech 50 years ago.<br><br>&nbsp;&nbsp; Dexter Avenue King Memorial Baptist Church in downtown Montgomery will ring bells at 2 p.m. CDT Wednesday as part of the Let Freedom Ring Celebration commemorating King's speech in Washington in 1963. King served as pastor of the church from 1954 to 1960. His leadership of the Montgomery Bus Boycott in 1955 made him a national figure in the civil rights movement.<br> Wed, 28 Aug 2013 12:39:05 +0000 The Associated Press 36823 at http://apr.org Montgomery Church Joins MLK Speech Celebration Civil Rights Tourism: Montgomery http://apr.org/post/civil-rights-tourism-montgomery <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>2013 marks the fiftieth anniversary of a number of key moments in the fight for civil rights. Alabama Public Radio’s Stan Ingold recently began a trek to several spots around the state that are linked to the civil rights struggle. Visitors from around the world are coming to these sites as tourists. Stan recently took us to Selma and this time we look at Montgomery where to voting rights march took place.</p> Wed, 24 Apr 2013 17:16:51 +0000 Stan Ingold 29120 at http://apr.org Civil Rights Tourism: Montgomery