Resources for Self-Guided Tours
Freedom Lifted tours are based on resources developed by local communities, elders, and ancestors. Even if you can't travel with us, you can design your own tour using these resources.
- US Civil Rights Trail
- National Park Service Historic Civil Rights Places in the U.S.
- On the Road to Freedom: A Guided Tour of the Civil Rights Trail by Charles E. Cobb, Jr.
STATES and LOCAL COMMUNITIES
- ATLANTA, GA – Atlanta’s Civil Rights Legacy
- ATLANTA, GA – Bike Tours! – Civil Bikes
- BIRMINGHAM, AL – Fifty Years Forward
- DETROIT, MI – Black History and Resistance Tour, created by Justin Danzy, built on information from Rich Feldman
- JACKSON, MS – Civil Rights Sites in Jackson compiled by the City of Jackson
- LOS ANGELES, CA – South LA Labor History Tour, created by the Los Angeles Black Workers Center
- LOUISVILLE, KY – Civil Rights Tour of Louisville, KY, courtesy of the Anne Braden Institute for Social Justice Research
- McCOMB, MS – Civil Rights Tour of McComb, MS, developed by local youth and adult community members
- MONTGOMERY, AL – Montgomery Civil Rights Audio Tour
- NASHVILLE, TN – Civil Rights Tour
- STATE OF ALABAMA – Use the Alabama Civil Rights Trail map on your next trip there
- STATE OF MISSISSIPPI – Mississippi Civil Rights Trail (scroll down)
- STATE OF NEW YORK – Use the Path Through History site to create an itinerary highlighting Civil Rights sites throughout the state
- VANCOUVER, CA – Black Strathcona examines the history of the black population in the neighborhood, including labor rights efforts
Freedom Lifted proudly supports local communities who document their history by developing their own people’s history tours. If you have a tour you want featured here or if you would like help getting your tour online, please contact us.