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Birmingham Mayor to read part of King letter

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Birmingham Mayor William A. Bell Sr. will read a portion of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr's "Letter from Birmingham Jail" during the Samford University's Brock School of Business SBN Source Meeting on Tuesday.  It takes place April 16 at 7 a.m. to help commemorate the 50th anniversary of the letter. The event will take place at the downtown Birmingham Public Library, 2100 Park Place.

The library is encourages people around the globe to read all or a part of the letter.  Library archivist Jim Baggett will also have items from Birmingham's civil rights movement on display.

You can network at the event from 7 to 7:20 a.m.   The mayor's reading and comments from Brock School of Business and the library follow.