Sample Tours

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Civil Rights Tour for Students to Alabama

April 5, 2018 - April 10, 2018 (6 days/5 nights)

Private customized tour for 8th grade students at the San Francisco School in San Francisco, CA.

Tour Highlights:

  • Bethel Baptist Church, 16th St. Church and Kelly Ingram Park in Birmingham, AL
  • Tuskegee University and the Tuskegee Airmen Museum at Moton Field in Tuskegee, AL
  • Rosa Parks Museum and Library in Montgomery, AL
  • Alabama State University in Montgomery, AL
  • Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, AL

Participants also met Civil Rights Activists William C. Anderson, Catherine Burks Brooks, JoAnne Bland, and Rugenia Henry.

 

Civil Rights Tour for Students to Memphis and Mississippi

May 3, 2017 - May 6, 2017 (4 days, 3 nights)

Private customized tour for high school juniors and seniors at Francis W. Parker School in Chicago.

Tour Highlights:

  • National Civil Rights Museum in Memphis
  • Sites in the Mississippi Delta related to murder of Emmett Till 
  • BB King Museum and Interpretive Center in Indianola, MS
  • Fannie Lou Hamer Memorial Garden and Gravesite in Ruleville, MS
  • Amzie Moore Home in Cleveland, MS
  • Medgar and Myrlie Evers Home in Jackson, MS
  • COFO Office Headquarters in Jackson, MS
  • Cooperation Jackson in Jackson, MS

Participants also met Civil Rights Activists Charles "Mac" McLaurin, Hollis Watkins, and campaigners for the election of Chokwe Antar Lumumba for Mayor. 


Civil Rights Tour for Clergy to Atlanta and Alabama

April 5, 2016 - April 10, 2016 (6 days/5 nights)

Customized 5-day tour designed for an interdenominational group of clergy and church members and sponsored by the Rhode Island State Council of Churches. This tour featured an emphasis on liberation theology and the role of the church in the movement and was open to clergy and laypeople from Rhode Island, with limited spots available to others from across the U.S.

Tour Highlights:

  • Howard Thurman Memorial, MLK Center and church service at Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta, GA
  • Center for Civil and Human Rights in Atlanta, GA
  • Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, AL
  • 16th Street Baptist Church in Birmingham, AL
  • Dexter Ave. Baptist Church and Parsonage in Montgomery, AL 

Participants also met Civil Rights Veterans Catherine Burks Brooks, Rev. Frederick Reese, JoAnne Bland, and Sheyann Webb. 


Civil Rights Tour for Educators to Memphis and Alabama

June 23, 2015 - June 26, 2015 (4 days/3 nights)

Public, customized tour designed for K-12 educators and sponsored by the People of Color of Independent Schools in Chicago.  

Tour Highlights:

  • Kelly Ingram Park and Birmingham Civil Rights Institute in Birmingham, AL
  • Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, AL
  • Rosa Parks Museum and Library
  • Southern Poverty Law Center/Civil Rights Memorial
  • National Civil Rights Museum at the Lorraine Motel in Memphis, TN

Participants also met Civil Rights Veterans Catherine Burks Brooks, Rev. Frederick Reese, and Dr. Gwendolyn Patton.