Memphis and Nashville – Rock & Rights Tour

5 days

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

5 days

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

Boston, MA

3 days

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.

3 days

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

6 days

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

5 days

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

3 days

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

4 days

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

5 days

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

5 days

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