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Civil Rights Legacy: The Struggle Towards Equality from Slavery to Present Day

Civil Rights Legacy Series: The Struggle Towards Equality from Charleston to Memphis

October 23 to November 2, 2021

Deadline to register July 13, 2021

The “deep south” plays a leading part in the history of race relations in the United States. Many here take great pride in a unique heritage marked by “southern hospitality” and industriousness. Yet, so many of the region’s contributions to American prosperity were achieved through slavery or despite legal frameworks for segregation persisting into the 1960’s. As local communities grapple with difficult lessons of the past, many issues around race remain unresolved. The struggle for Civil Rights was staged across the south, but the pursuit of justice continues across the country.

Check out the detailed tour itinerary (also located at the bottom of this page).

Check out the list of speakers scheduled: Tour Guide & Speaker Bios

Check out the reading & resources list to prepare for the tour: Reading & Resources 

*Full Tour pricing varies based on number of travelers: 

  • 14+ Paying Participants – $6,725
  • 12-13 Paying Participants – $7,125
  • 10-11 Paying Participants – $7,600

Book Now $500 (deposit) per person

Make A Deposit

To make a deposit and hold your spot on this trip, fill in your credit card details and billing address below. You will receive a receipt by email.

Tour Deposit: $500.00 per person (Special Offer: $99 for bookings through Dec. 31, 2021)

Trip Includes

  • 10 nights’ accommodation at the following hotels or similar (double occupancy): The Vendue Charleston, The Ritz-Carlton, Atlanta, Renaissance Montgomery, Elyton Hotel Birmingham, The Peabody Memphis (or similar)
  • 1 expert guide for 10 days
  • Private minibus + driver
  • Individual arrival & departure airport transfers, regardless of arrival date
  • Internal airfare (one-way comfort+; Charleston-Atlanta)
  • Meals listed in the itinerary: 10 breakfasts, 7 lunches, 9 dinners
  • Soft drinks, Beer & house wine at included meals
  • Entrances, sites, and honorariums for speakers
  • Bottled water on tours & transfers
  • Gratuities
  • US-based customer service representatives

Trip Does Not Include

  • Arrival/departure airfare
  • Pre-trip hotel nights (available upon request)
  • Travel insurance-HIGHLY RECOMMENDED
  • Single Supplement - $1,700
  • Meals not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Anything not explicitly mentioned in the included section