Civil Rights – A Journey to Freedom

– Visit prominent locations integral to the Civil Rights Movement, including Kelly Ingram Park in Birmingham and the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma.
– Retrace the footsteps and learn more of central figures, including Dr. King, Rosa Parks, and Rev. Fred L. Shuttlesworth.
– Visit the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute and the National Memorial for Peace and Justice—two institutions that have taken diverse and complementary approaches to telling the rich and moving stories of the Civil Rights Movement and of America’s history of racial inequality.
– Delight in a farewell lunch accompanied by true southern hospitality at the private restored antebellum home of Ms. Sandy Taylor, the retired Superintendent of the National Park Services Tuskegee Site.
– Journey through the Deep South to gain an enhanced understanding of the historic and continued struggle for racial equality in the United States.
– Celebrate the accomplishments of pioneering African American aviators at the Tuskegee Airmen Historic Site.

– Visit prominent locations integral to the Civil Rights Movement, including Kelly Ingram Park in Birmingham and the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma.
– Retrace the footsteps and learn more of central figures, including Dr. King, Rosa Parks, and Rev. Fred L. Shuttlesworth.
– Visit the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute and the National Memorial for Peace and Justice—two institutions that have taken diverse and complementary approaches to telling the rich and moving stories of the Civil Rights Movement and of America’s history of racial inequality.
– Delight in a farewell lunch accompanied by true southern hospitality at the private restored antebellum home of Ms. Sandy Taylor, the retired Superintendent of the National Park Services Tuskegee Site.
– Journey through the Deep South to gain an enhanced understanding of the historic and continued struggle for racial equality in the United States.
– Celebrate the accomplishments of pioneering African American aviators at the Tuskegee Airmen Historic Site.

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(5 days)
Starting price: $2,995
Deposit per person: $850
North America
Orbridge
Type: Land, Exclusive U-M Departure

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