The Church was the one place people could gather, doors wide open.Movement leaders would meet nightly, inspiring people of all ages to continue the fight for freedom, despite the threats and danger they were facing.
Lenora Martin Hall still finds it hard to speak on the day she found herself out of her parents care and behind bars at 11-years-old after attending a mass meeting that would help turn the city of Albany around one day.
As Martin Luther King Jr. advocated for service to communities, Phoebe, the Dougherty Department of Health, and the Medical College of Georgia teamed up to honor the Albany community with free flu shots.
One group of women is using Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day to give back to the community. Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated hosted a clothing and food giveaway at the Boys and Girls Club of Albany.