Civil Rights Heritage Tour 

of the South

Depart from
Columbus, OH
Monday, April 10th, 2023 at 7 am

Return to
Columbus, OH
Saturday, April 15th, 2023 at 11 pm

Travel to the

places where

the movement

was made.










Depart/Return City

Many significant movements from the Civil Rights Movement have been chronicled in books and documentaries.

This Civil Rights Heritage Tour of the South takes learning so much further. You will see the locations where these significant historical events took place. Come face-to-face with the issues which are as important now as they were then. Frame your understanding of the times, the people, and the controversy surrounding injustice and inequality. Enrich your understanding of the history and impact your thinking about democracy, civility, and humanity going forward.

See history through the hearts and minds of those who lived it.

Experience the past as

you walk through time.

John Parker House • Rankin House •  Martin Luther King, Jr. Birth Home Museum • Martin Luther King, Center • National Museum • Tuskegee Institute • George Washington Carver Museum • Booker T . Washington’s Home site and Museum • National Voting Rights Museum • Edmund Pettus Bridge • Rosa Parks Museum • National Memorial for Peace and Justice • Civil Rights Memorial • Dexter Avenue Baptist Church • Brown Chapel AME Church • Sixteenth Street Baptist Church • Birmingham Civil Rights Museum • Kelly Ingram Memorial Park •

National Civil Rights Museum • Muhammad Ali Center

2023 Committee Members: 

Napoleon Bell, II, Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, Franklin County Sheriff's Office
Toni Bell, CEO, Phoenix Consulting Company, LLC
Melanie Barnes, Copy Manager, Bath & Body Works
India Fuller, Human Resources, The Ohio State University
Angela Glenn, Educator, Gifted & Talented, Columbus City Schools
Eric Glenn, Sr., Deputy Director, Contracts and Acquisions, Ohio Department of Job and Family Services
Chloe Green, Alumnus, City Leaders Academy
Ida Harper, Retired Educator, Columbus City Schools
Gregory Lee, Technology Consulting Manager, Accenture
Tonya McCreary, Attorney, McCreary Law
Karen Nolan Mitchell, Retired, City of Columbus
Tracy Sharp, Co-Founder, The Staffing Studio
Mark Sigrist, Retired Manager SSA, Honda of America
Melissa Sigrist, Retired Eductor, Wellington School
Emmanuel Watson, Student, Columbus City Schools
Sheri Lynn Wynn, Director, City Leaders Academy, City of Columbus

Heather Clark - Website Design

Image courtesy : The Commercial Appeal