Walking for Literacy

A Birmingham man is putting his feet to the pavement to bring attention to literacy in Alabama.

Activist Artis Murphy walked from Birmingham to the State's Capital Thursday.

He's on a mission to improve the literacy rate in the state.

Acccording to Murphy, test scores in Alabama show reading as the state's greatest weakness.

Murphy is asking people across Alabama to support his cause with a donation.

He says..money raised will help increase resources.