Memphis and Nashville – Rock & Rights Tour

    Day 1  Arrive Nashville, TN City Tour to include city and Honky-tonk Hwy Lunch on Honky-tonk Hwy Tour Ryman Auditorium Davidson County Courthouse and Witness Walls Dinner Hotel Check in   Day 2  Breakfast at hotel National Museum of African American Music Lunch – Nashville Jazz Workshop / Jazz Walking tour of Music … Continue reading Memphis and Nashville – Rock & Rights Tour

Atlanta and Montgomery

    Day 1  Arrive in Atlanta, GA Historic Atlanta City Tour (4 hours) Apex Museum – African American Panoramic Experience Oakland Cemetery – Historic African American section is six acres Dinner – Paschel’s Restaurant – Civil Rights leaders met here for planning sessions Check into hotel   Day 2  Breakfast at hotel Cyclorama at the … Continue reading Atlanta and Montgomery

Southeastern HBCU college tour

This Eastern HBCU tour includes several of the top rated historically black colleges and universities reported by US News and World Report. These Southeast schools are known to provide a rich experience due to their strong sense of community, smaller class sizes, supportive instructors, and commitment to educating African-American students. This college tour highlights and … Continue reading Southeastern HBCU college tour

Southwestern HBCU college tour

This southwestern HBCU college tour includes several of the top rated historically black colleges and universities reported by US News and World Report. These schools are known to provide a rich experience due to their strong sense of community, smaller class sizes, supportive instructors, and commitment to educating African-American students. This college tour highlights and … Continue reading Southwestern HBCU college tour

The Gambia

OurStory tours presents African American history in the West African nation of The Gambia. This trip follows in the footsteps of the iconic fictional character Kinta Kinte, brought to life by the African American novelist, Alex Haley in Roots. The tour centers around James Island, more commonly known as Kunta Kinteh Island, and the related sites in … Continue reading The Gambia

Senegal

OurStory tours introduce Senegal as the next chapter in African American history on the northwest coast of Africa. This trip focuses on the slave trade, its impact on the country of Senegal and the influence of the events of the past across the Atlantic in the United States. The cities of Gorée and Saint-Lois are at the center … Continue reading Senegal

Boston, MA

Though perhaps not as widely discussed as its infamous tea party, Boston has always been an epicenter of influence and progress in black history. From Crispus Attucks, the first victim of the Boston Massacre that propelled America toward revolution, to the speeches of Frederick Douglass and William Lloyd Garrison; from the 54th Regiment, the first … Continue reading Boston, MA

Washington, D.C.

Though civil rights began as grassroots efforts, lasting progress was made through legislation championed, debated and passed in our nation’s capital, highlighted in the Our Story tour of Washington, D.C. From the abolition of slavery and the push for civil rights legislation to the move for higher education for black students, Washington DC is a … Continue reading Washington, D.C.

Birmingham/Selma/Montgomery/Tuskegee

If there was a recognized front line of the civil rights movement in America, this would be it. Birmingham, Selma, Montgomery, and Tuskegee set the stage for some of the biggest players in the push for the vote and desegregation in the South, and the Our Story Tour allows you to experience each step along … Continue reading Birmingham/Selma/Montgomery/Tuskegee

Memphis & Mississippi Delta

The blues movement is one of the most influential periods in music and provides a literal soundtrack for so much of black history in America. Follow its roots from Memphis down the Mississippi Delta and encounter historical places made famous by musicians, civil rights activists and other influencers along the way. Beginning in Memphis, you … Continue reading Memphis & Mississippi Delta

Atlanta, GA

The Atlanta civil rights tour gives students in-depth historical accounts from the civil rights movement. Trip highlights include the Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Site, tours of Spelman and Morehouse Colleges, and Ebenezer Baptist Church. Day 1  Arrive in Atlanta, GA Visit the King Center Visit Ebenezer Baptist Church Visit Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic … Continue reading Atlanta, GA

Florida

 The state of Florida is well known for its history and diverse cultures. On this tour of Florida, black history and culture will be the focus.  Students will visit British Fort, Fort Mose African-American Community of Freedom and St. Augustine’s Visitor Information Center. Day 1  Arrive in St. Augustine, FL Visit Fort Mose African-American Community of … Continue reading Florida

New York

The state of New York has historically been a promise of freedom and a better life throughout much of black history. Before the Civil War, it neared the end of one route of the Underground Railroad, promising freedom from slavery. After the Civil War, its industry offered opportunities for families escaping the South’s Reconstruction woes … Continue reading New York

Buffalo, NY & Canada

 Take your students on a Buffalo, NY & Canada history tour, emphasizing African American history and culture across two countries. Day 1  Arrive in Buffalo, NY Visit Michigan Street Baptist Church Visit Colored Musicians Club Dinner Hotel check-in     Day 2  Breakfast at hotel Visit Broderick Park Visit Buffalo and Erie County Naval Park … Continue reading Buffalo, NY & Canada

Ghana

Our story originates from the continent of Africa and our journey to the Americas began on the coasts of West Africa. This tour of Ghana allows students to dive into the history of their ancestors, will provide answers to the questions “Who am I?” and “Who do I want to be”. Students will visit numerous … Continue reading Ghana