The Civil Rights Trail: A Journey Through America’s Painful Birth to Social Justice (Miles Away)

The Civil Rights Trail: A Journey Through America’s Painful Birth to Social Justice

The United States Civil Rights Trail was launched on New Year’s Day 2018 – a significant date because it is the anniversary of President Abraham Lincoln’s decree that freed slaves during the Civil War.

The Trail features well over 100 famous and lesser-known landmarks from the Civil Rights Era in the 1950s and 60s, and gives history buffs and civic-minded sightseers insight into the struggles and achievements of the activists, religious leaders, and everyday folks of the movement. So go ahead — take the first step and experience this tumultuous moment in America’s recent past.

Read my complete post at Miles Away.

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