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.
Behind the walls of the Albany Civil Rights Institute (ACRI) is a lot of history and on Thursday night, the focus was on a specific moment that impacted generations of South Georgians, the Camilla Massacre.
A South Georgia praise dance team took a large group of people on a history journey Sunday night through dance. Good Morning Praise held its 2nd annual Black History Praise Dance Tribute event to remember and celebrate African American history.
"I'm always honored but more importantly I'm humbled that folks would honor me for doing the nation's business," said Major General Retired, Alfred Flowers. History-maker Major General Retired Alfred Flowers has been in South Georgia this weekend.