Civil Rights Immersion — Day 1 Summary


More than 30 people from the Great Plains Conference and some friends from the Louisiana Conference are taking part July 12-16 in a civil rights immersion in Montgomery, Alabama, and surrounding areas. Day one featured a visit to the Dexter Avenue King Memorial Baptist Church, as well as its parsonage where the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King lived with his family while he served the church from 1954 to 1960. The group also visited the Freedom Rider museum and visited the site of slave auctions in the 19th century, as well as artwork dedicated to Rosa Parks.

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