NEW! Moon U.S. Civil Rights Trail: A Traveler's Guide to the People, Places, and Events that Made the Movement by Deborah D. Douglas.
The U.S. Civil Rights Trail offers a vivid glimpse into the story of Black America's fight for freedom and equality. From eye-opening landmarks to celebrations of triumph over adversity, experience a tangible piece of history with Moon U.S. Civil Rights Trail.
Flexible Itineraries: Travel the entire trail through the South, or take a weekend getaway to Charleston, Birmingham, Clarksdale, Jackson, Memphis, Washington DC, and more. (Quote: "Base yourself in Clarksdale" for "Two Days in the Delta...")
Historic Civil Rights Sites: Learn about Dr. King's legacy at the Lorraine Motel in Memphis, be transformed at the small but mighty Emmett Till Intrepid Center, and stand tall with Little Rock Nine at their memorial in Arkansas.
The Culture of the Movement: Get to know the voices, stories, music, and flavors that shape and celebrate Black America both then and now. Take a seat at a lunch counter where sit-ins took place or dig in to heaping plates of soul food and barbecue. Spend the day at museums that connect our present to the past or spend the night in the birthplace of the blues.
Expert Insight: Award-winning journalist Deborah Douglas offers her valuable perspective and knowledge, including suggestions for engaging with local communities by supporting Black-owned businesses and seeking out activist groups.
Travel Tools: Find driving directions for exploring the sites on a road trip, tips on where to stay, and full-color photos and maps throughout.
1st edition (January 2021)
Paperback. 500+ pages