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Montgomery, Ala. facing fine, lawsuit over Confederate name drop

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MONTGOMERY, Ala. - Alabama's capital city last month removed the Confederate president's name from an avenue and renamed it after a lawyer known for his work during the civil rights movement.Now the state attorney general says the city must pay a fine or face a lawsuit for violating a state law protecting Confederate monuments and other longstanding memorials.Montgomery last month changed the name of Jeff Davis Avenue to Fred D.

Gray Avenue. Gray, who grew up on that same street, represented Rosa Parks and others in cases that fought Deep South segregation practices and was dubbed by Martin Luther King Jr.

as "the chief counsel for the protest movement."RELATED: Timeline: How the civil rights movement unfolded throughout US historyThe.

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