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ATLANTA — The Georgia Historical Society has announced that it has received a grant totaling $85,000 from the Rich Foundation to expand the Georgia Civil Rights Trail in Greater Atlanta.

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The Georgia Historical Society, in conjunction with students of Decatur High School, Beacon Hill Black Alliance for Human Rights, and the City of Decatur, has announced the dedication of a new Civil Rights Trail Historical Marker in Decatur to commemorate the sentencing of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. to four months of hard labor following his arrest during the Atlanta Student Movement protest at Rich’s Department Store in October 1960.