U.S. Sen. Doug Jones, D-Ala., will kick off a day of events commemorating Martin Luther King Day in Birmingham on Monday, where Alabama’s newest senator will be the guest speaker at the MLK Unity Breakfast at the BJCC North Exhibition Hall.
The breakfast gets underway at 7 a.m. Monday with a performance by the MLK Unity Choir. Birmingham Mayor Randall Woodfin is set to introduce Jones, a former federal prosecutor who secured convictions of two Ku Klux Klansmen responsible for the 16th Street Baptist Church bombing.
Doors Open at 6:30 am. Gospel Concert at 7:00 am. Prices: $45 Donation (cash only). Tickets may be purchased at the door. Interpreters for the hearing impaired.