Friday, October 25, 2013

2014 Itinerary

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Civil Rights Pilgrimage Schedule 2014
*This is the schedule as of 2/11/14—subject to changes

Friday 3/21
Noon Leave Champaign/Urbana
4:30pm stop in Dayton Ohio for Dinner at the Dayton Mall 2700 Miamisburg Centerville Rd., Dayton, OH 45459
5:30 head back on the road to Greensboro North Carolina
1:30am (extra hour due to time change) Arrive in Greensboro North Carolina at Howard Johnson 2004 Veasley St. Greensboro, NC

Saturday 3/22
Breakfast at the hotel
Start Day in Greensboro, NC at noon
Lunch in Downtown Greensboro near Elm Street
2pm International Civil Rights Center and Museum
4pm Meet with Wesley Morris Youth Coordinator and Community Organizer Beloved Community Center
417 Arlington Street Greensboro, NC 27406
5pm Leave Greensboro
7pm Stop in Charlotte, NC for dinner at Northlake Mall in Charlotte, NC
8pm Leave for Atlanta
Midnight arrive at the Hampton 440 Technology Parkway NW, Norcross, Georgia

Sunday 3/23
In Atlanta all day
Breakfast at the hotel
11am Church Service at Ebenezer Baptist Church
1-3pm King Center/ MLK Birth home
3:30pm Gladys Knight Chicken and Waffles
6pm Dr. Bernard La Fayette at Emory Candler School of Theology
1531 Dickey Drive,Atlanta Georgia
8pm Discussion time
Sleep in Atlanta

Monday 3/24
7am Breakfast in the hotel
8am leave Atlanta for Tuskegee
9am (really 2 hour drive but time change makes it seem like one hour) arrive in Tuskegee
9:30 AM – 11:30 AM: Tuskegee Human and Civil Rights Multicultural Center
11:45 AM – 12:45 PM: Lunch at Tuskegee University Dining Hall
1:15 PM – 2:45 PM: Tuskegee Institute Museum
3:30 PM – 5:30 PM: lecture @ Tuskegee University with Dean Walter Hill
5:45 PM: Leave for Montgomery
6:45 pm Eat at Eastdale mall
8pm Discussion time
Sleep at Ramada Inn 1185 Eastern Blvd. Montgomery AL

Tuesday 3/25
8am Breakfast at the hotel
9 AM – 10:30 AM: Rosa Parks Museum
11:00am-12:15pm MLK Parsonage
12:30 PM – 1:45 PM: Lunch @ The Plaza Grill (First floor of RSA Tower 201 Monroe St, 334/264-0829)Rev. Robert and Mrs. Jean Graetz will be joining us.
2 PM – 3:00pm: Alabama State Capital
3:30pm-5pm Southern Poverty Law Center
6pm Dinner at Mr. Gus’s Ristorante
Sleep in Montgomery

Wednesday 3/26
7am Breakfast in the hotel
8am leave Montgomery for Selma
9am arrive in Selma
9am Footprints to Freedom tour
12:30 Lunch at Golden Ranch BBQ and Grill
2:45 Lowndes Interpretive Center 7002 U.S. Hwy. 80 West, in White Hall, Alabama
4:15 leave for Birmingham
6:15 Dinner at Five Points in Birmingham
Sleep at Holiday Inn Express Pelham, Alabama

Thursday 3/27
8am Breakfast at the hotel
9am Kelly Ingram Park and 16th Street Baptist Church
10am Birmingham Civil Rights Institute
Noon lunch at Five Points in Birmingham
1:30pm tour at Carver Theater
3pm leave Birmingham for Little Rock Arkansas
Dinner (stop along the way)
9pm arrive in Little Rock
Discussion Time
Sleep in at Best Western 1600 John Harden Dr. Jacksonville, AR

Friday 3/28
8am Breakfast in the hotel
9am Little Rock Central High Tour
11am Lunch at Your Mamma’s Good Food
12:30pm leave for Memphis
3pm Visit the Mason Temple
5pm Dinner on Beale St.
Sleep in Memphis at Hampton in at 3579 Hacks Cross Road Memphis TN

Saturday 3/29
Breakfast at the hotel
10 AM – 11:30 AM: Take photos at Lorraine Motel
11:45 AM – 12:30 PM: Lunch (Fast Food)
1:15 PM – 3:15 PM: Stax Museum
3:30 PM – 4:30pm Lynette Davis, Local citizen and educator at Booker T. Washington High School Ernest Withers Museum and Collection
333 Beale Street, Memphis
5 PM-6:30pm Bowling
Sleep in Memphis

Sunday 3/30
Leave Memphis for Champaign at 5am
Noon Arrive in Champaign

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