Civil Rights Pilgrimage 2014
2014 marks the 10th Anniversary of the SMU Civil Rights Pilgrimage. The eight-day bus journey takes students, faculty and staff to visit the American South’s civil rights landmarks and leaders in the movement. The group’s stops include Little Rock Central High School in Arkansas; the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, Alabama; Montgomery’s Dexter Avenue Baptist Church, where Dr. Martin Luther King served as pastor; the campus of Ole Miss in Oxford; and the Lorraine Motel in Memphis, where Dr. King was assassinated.
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The Lorraine Motel
An update from Alexandra, a junior majoring in history and human rights with a minor in Arabic:
The Lorraine Motel and Civil Rights Museum in Memphis, Tennessee; the site where Martin Luther King was assassinated.
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