Larry Langford, the mayor of Birmingham, Ala., has issued a blanket pardon for some 2,500 people. They're the men, women and children arrested during the city's infamous nonviolent civil rights protests in the 1960s. Among those sent to jail included the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.
Birmingham Mayor Pardons Civil Rights Protesters
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