MLK Unity Walk set

Now is the time to register for a free Martin Luther King, Jr. Unity Walk. The walk is scheduled for noon Saturday, January 12, 2013 at Railroad Park. It will honor the 50th anniversary of the 1963 civil rights movement and promote healthy living. This year's theme is "Walking in the Footsteps of Heroes:{} Healthy Self, Healthy Community."

The Birmingham Metro Diversity Coalition is the sponsor of the annual walk. Interested individuals and groups may register online by January 6 at Registration will begin at 10 am on the day of the walk. The family-friendly event also will feature activities, entertainment and a white dove release in honor of Dr. King.