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Driving Tour of African American History in Mobile Alabama
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The Mobile chapter of the International Longshoreman’s Association (ILA) Hall was established in 1936 to represent African Americans working on the city's docks. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. spoke here on January 1, 1959.

  • The ILA Hall was a meeting place for African Americans during the Civil Rights Movement and included a speech by Martin Luther King, Jr.