Civil Rights Movement Past & Present: The Struggle Towards Equality

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Civil Rights Movement Past & Present: The Struggle Towards Equality

Journey through the “deep south,” tracing the history of the Civil Rights Movement and its legacy in our country today.

2,995 USD*

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*Prices are per person and based on double occupancy. Single room supplements are available

“MEJDI Exclusive” Socially Conscious Experiences:
Sit down with friends & family of the victims who died in the 16th Street Baptist Church bombing in Birmingham.
Tour Selma with a Civil Rights movement veteran.
Enjoy live music and a Q&A with a local musician about the role of music in the Civil Rights movement.
Meet with the Director from the Center for the Study of Slavery at the College of Charleston and examine the impact of slavery and race-related issues in Charleston and the surrounding region.
Have lunch with a representative from the Southern Poverty Law Center and learn about their work in civil rights and public interest litigation.
Meet with a representative from the Southern Christian Leadership Conference and learn about their role in several historic civil rights movements.
Talk with a Civil rights movement veteran who participated in the 1961 Freedom Rides.
Visit the Gullah Geechee Cultural Heritage Corridor Commission to learn about the importance of memory and the preservation of traditions in the Gullah Geechee culture.
Take an African sweetgrass basket making lesson with a descendant of the Gullah Geechee people.
6 nights’ accommodation as per itinerary or similar
1 expert guide throughout
Private bus transportation
Meals as per itinerary
Entrances, sites, and honorariums for speakers
US-based customer service representatives
Per Person


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International Airfare
Arrival & departure airport transfers
Single Supplement - $795
Airport Transfers
Meals not mentioned in the itinerary
Anything not explicitly mentioned in the included section

All the trips we take are educational and geared towards cultural immersion, and that’s true of MEJDI. But none are so first hand and intentionally personal as the MEJDI tour guides are.

You come away hopeful because the tour guides can have such different backgrounds and experiences and opinions and still respect each other, And, they introduce you to groups that are working to spread that throughout the world.


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