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Civil Rights Movement Past & Present: The Struggle Towards Equality

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The Struggle Towards Equality: The Civil Rights Movement Past & Present

$2995 per person

Multiple Tour Dates Available:

September 23-29, 2021 (with MEJDI Tours co-founder, Aziz Abu Sarah)

March 20-26, 2022

September 18-24, 2022

March 25-31, 2023

Join Todd Allen, Vice President for Diversity Affairs, Professor at Messiah University, and Founder of the Common Ground Project, a community-based nonprofit dedicated to teaching and preserving the history of the Civil Rights Movement – as he takes you on a journey through the “deep south,” tracing the history of the Civil Rights Movement and its legacy in our country today.

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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.

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

Check out a four minute TED talk by the founder of MEJDI in which he outlines the history and philosophy behind the company.


Before you Register:

  • Read through the Terms and Conditions
  • Do not book your flight until you receive the tour confirmation email from us. This tour requires a minimum number of travelers to run and we will send out the tour confirmation (and update this note on the webpage) as soon as we have met that number.

Pricing:

  • 15+ Paying Participants – $2,995

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Tour Deposit: $300.00 per person (Special Offer: $99 for bookings through Dec. 31, 2021)

Trip Includes

  • 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 representative

Trip Does Not Include

  • Airfare
  • Travel Insurance-HIGHLY RECOMMENDED
  • Single Supplement - $795
  • Meals not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Airport Transfers
  • Gratuities
  • Anything not explicitly mentioned in the included section

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