The Washington Post – The Birmingham Civil Rights National Monument will protect the A. G. Gaston Motel in Birmingham, Ala., which at one point served as the headquarters for the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. during the campaign leading up to the Voting Rights Act, and link the motel to other sites in that city.
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