The Civil Rights Trail: Memphis, Birmingham, and Montgomery
April 10-16, 2021
The Civil Rights Movement is one of the most significant developments to shape our country’s history. Trace the historical events of the movement through three Southern cities: Memphis, Birmingham, and Montgomery. Visit churches, homes, museums, and exhibits that illuminate the Black struggle for racial, social, and economic equality. Learn about the history of the Civil Rights Movement in the 1960s, the people who bravely shaped it, and those who continue to fight for justice today. Follow the route that activists marched in 1965 from Selma to the State Capitol in Montgomery, where Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., delivered his speech, How Long, Not Long. Explore the places and events that ignited change in American history and hear the moving stories of unforgettable tragedy and the irrepressible triumph of the human spirit.