Registration is now open for the 2022 Maryland Civil Rights Educational Freedom Experience, journeying through significant events of the Civil Rights movement.
This annual bus tour retraces the Freedom Trail, the Montgomery, Alabama Bus Boycott, the Greensboro sit-ins, voting rights and other significant events of the Civil Rights movement. The tour is sponsored by the Montgomery County Office of Human Rights.
According to the County press release:
The nine-day tour will leave Rockville on Friday, April 29, and return on Saturday, May 7. The tour will travel to Greensboro, N.C.; Atlanta; Birmingham, Montgomery and Selma, Ala.; Memphis, Tenn.; Little Rock, Ark. and Jackson, Miss. It will retrace the steps of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Rosa Parks, Medgar Evers, the Little Rock Nine and many other civil-rights heroes.
Highlights on the tour will include visits to the Birth Home Museum of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr,. the National Center for Civil and Human Rights, the Civil Rights Memorial Museum, the International Civil Rights Center and Museum, the Rosa Parks Museum, the Freedom Rides Museum, the new Legacy and Peace and Justice Museums, the National Voting Rights Museum, the famed Sixteenth Street Baptist Church, the historic Edmund Pettus Bridge, the Little Rock Central High School, Medgar Evers’ home and the National Civil Rights Museum at the Lorraine Motel.