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2014-15 High School Journeys

A map of the 7 Day Sojourn
Little Rock Nine
Lesson on the Little Rock Nine with Minnijean Brown-Trickey
Stone Mountain
Stone Mountain - Students have lesson on the March on Washington and listen to the "I Have a Dream Speech" at Stone Mt.
Students travel to Selma, Al and march over the Edmund Pettus Bridge with civil rights leaders who were there in 1965.
Montgomery - Students visit the Civil Rights Memorial where they reflect on the lives that were taking during the Civil Rights Movement.
Birmingham - Students meet the family of Denise McNair, one of the Four Little Girls killed in the 16th Street Baptist Church bombing.
Elizabeth Eckford
Students Meet Elizabeth Eckford, a member of the Little Rock Nine.
Elizabeth Eckford
Elizabeth Eckford shares her story and lessons with the students
Atlanta - Students having a final refection at King Gravesite.
Programs like Sojourn to the past help ensure America’s future as a land of liberty and justice for all…The Sojourn to the Past project highlights the themes of nonviolence, forgiveness, faith, and tolerance as it leads students –literally-down the roads that have defined the American civil rights movement.
-Barbara Boxer, United States Senator (excerpted from her Excellence in Education Award)

Civil Rights Resource Center