Maryland Civil Rights Bus Tour Open for Registration

Register now for the annual Maryland Civil Rights Educational Freedom Experience bus tour.

The tour, hosted by the Montgomery County Office of Human Rights, retraces the steps of Civil Rights leaders such as Martin Luther King, Jr., Rosa Parks and many others.

This year’s bus tour is scheduled from April 18-26.

The bus will leave from Rockville and travel to Greensboro, N.C.; Atlanta, Ga.; Birmingham, Montgomery and Selma, Ala.; Memphis and Clinton, Tenn.; Little Rock, Ark. and Jackson, Miss.

The Montgomery Bus Boycott, voters rights, Little Rock Nine and other significant events during the Civil Rights Movement will be explored.

Stops on the tour include the Lorraine Motel, Mississippi Delta, the Legacy Museum, Central High School, the home of Medgar Evers and Dexter Avenue Baptist Church, and many more.

Special guests Joan Mulholland and Willie King join the tour to provide personal accounts of their experiences during the civil rights movement. Mulholland is a 1960’s Freedom Rider and King transcribed Martin Luther King’s “Letter from a Birmingham Jail.”

If interested, full payment is due by March 15.

Click here to learn more about registration, the itinerary and the cost of the tour.


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