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Mayor seeks to name street for famed civil rights lawyer

Attorney Fred Gray
Attorney Fred Gray represented activists such as Rosa Parks and Martin Luther King, Jr.

Civil rights attorney Fred Gray might become the new namesake of a street in Montgomery.

Mayor Steven Reed wants to change the name of West Jeff Davis Avenue to Fred D. Gray Avenue to honor the man who represented Rosa Parks and was legal adviser to Martin Luther King Jr. 

Gray won multiple court victories throughout the Civil Rights Era.

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