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Medgar Wiley Evers and the Civil Rights Movement

This course is an educational travel seminar. Participants will focus upon the personalities, events and sites of the Civil Rights Movement in the Southern United States between 1954 and 1965. Particular emphasis will be placed on the impact of the life and work of Medgar Wiley Evers and other Mississippi and Southern Activists. The itinerary involves traveling by bus to the states of Mississippi, Alabama, and Georgia. Activities include workshops and interviews with living veterans of the movement and civil rights scholars.