McNair Scholars Participate in Journey for Justice!

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On the tour itinerary were important Civil Rights Movement sites and discussions with foot soldiers who played a role in the movement. Site visits included: 

  • National Civil Rights Museum in Memphis, TN
  • Ole Miss in Oxford, MS
  • Tour of the Mississippi Delta
  • COFO Center and Fannie Lou Hamer Institute at Jackson State University, MS
  • The Edmund Pettus Bridge, Selma, AL
  • 16th Street Baptist Church, Birmingham, AL
  • Civil Rights Institute, Birmingham, AL
  • Kelly Ingram Park, Birmingham, AL
  • Rosa Parks Museum, Montgomery, AL
  • Civil Rights Memorial Center, Montgomery, AL
  • Tuskegee University, AL
  • Gullah People and South Carolina History Tour, Charleston, SC
  • Savannah History Tour, GA

Upon return to UST, scholars created a memorial of both the Civil Rights Movement and their trip. Please visit us to experience their memorial project!

To view a slideshow of photographs from the tour, click here.

 

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