Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. wrote his "Letter from Birmingham Jail" after being arrested and booked on April 12, 1963. King's heartfelt letter is considered the preeminent document of the civil rights movement, appearing in hundreds of anthologies and designated as required reading for many students worldwide. It has been translated into 40 languages. (Birmingham Police Department Photo)
In "Ways to walk in London" I walked Regent's Canal across our capital. Today I'm off to Birmingham to explore its extensive canal network for my next book . A signed copy of "Ways to Walk in London" can be aquired from the link in my bio #canal walk #Birmingham #waystowalk #waystoseegreatbritain #uktravel #canalwalk #flaneur
This is a crest from the first Birmingham council estate. Like everything else this was seen as a matter of civic pride and not welfare. The houses still stand but they were too expensive for many working class people to live in.