Make your reservations now + head to Oxford, MS for MLK weekend

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Eating out in Oxford, MLK weekend
Eating out in Oxford, MS. Photo via Erin Austen Abbott

Nobody needs to be convinced that a change of scenery can be a good thing these days. Did you know that Oxford, MS is less than a three-hour drive from Birmingham? Make your reservation now and head over for the long MLK Day weekend (or any time) to enjoy Civil Rights-era history, the great outdoors and local restaurants.

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Black Lives Matter street mural finished in 2 days, just in time for Juneteenth (PHOTOS + VIDEO)

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Birmingham's Black Lives Matter mural
Black Lives Matter, a new street mural in front of Railroad Park. Photo via Matthew Niblett for Bham Now

On Thursday, June 18, 2020, the eve of Juneteenth, a diverse group of Birmingham activist, artists and volunteers completed a street mural stating “Black Lives Matter” right in front of Railroad Park, the award-winning city park that was designed to bring Birmingham together for a future that looks different from our past.

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