Montgomery Civil Rights Experience/The Equal Justice Initiative: Legacy Museum and The National Memorial for Peace and Justice
Date: Sunday, January 29
Time: 9:00am – 5:00pm
Fee: $50 +lunch
These two stops on Alabama’s Civil Rights’ Trail are two of the most moving and impactful sites you can visit. Bryan Stevenson, the author of Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption is the Founder and Executive Director of the Equal Justice Initiative from which The Museum and Memorial were developed. The Legacy Museum is an indoor narrative museum with audio, exhibits, art, videos, and comprehensive content about the legacy of enslavement through contemporary issues of mass incarceration. The National Memorial is an outdoor memorial situated on a 6-acre space where visitors walk a path through our history of racial injustice. Wear comfortable shoes and weather-appropriate clothing. There is a restaurant in the museum where the group will stop for lunch. Transportation included.