Despite delay, MLK jail exhibit still to open this year


There are still plans to open an exhibit highlighting a key point in Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s life.The civil rights' leader was held in the Jefferson County Jail in Bessemer during the 1960's. The exhibit was set to open at the facility in January on King's birthday.But organizers needed more time.ABC 33/40 has learned a private organization will run the display, and it plans to open it later this year, marking a symbolic time in King's life.Details are expected next week on fundraising, planning and other efforts.