The Supreme Court decision in Roe v. Wade was announced on this day 41 years ago.

As a transition from MLK Day to this commemoration, here’s Ani DiFranco’s “Hello Birmingham.”

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Ed Kilgore is a political columnist for New York and managing editor at the Democratic Strategist website. He was a contributing writer at the Washington Monthly from January 2012 until November 2015, and was the principal contributor to the Political Animal blog.