The Freedom Tour is scheduled for June 19-30, 2020. Once again, MCHR will sponsor an unforgettable 10-day bus tour through the Deep South to explore the history of the civil rights movement and the people and ideas that drove the movement.
The Freedom Tour will make numerous stops throughout Kentucky, Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi and Tennessee.
Scheduled stops along the way will include: The King Center for Non-Violence (Atlanta, Georgia); Birmingham Civil Rights Institute (Birmingham, Alabama); Edmund Pettus Bridge (Selma, Alabama) and Berea College (Berea, Kentucky) along with many other important civil rights landmarks and institutions.
The deadline for applications is January 31, 2020.
For additional information or if you have questions, contact Chantelle Yancy at MCHRFreedomTour@gmail.com or 248-238-9808.
An op-ed on U.S. military intervention in the Middle East authored by MCHR co-founder Bishop Thomas Gumbleton was recently published in Common Dreams.
Abayomi Azikiwe posits the MCHR position on the continuing U.S. military intervention in the Middle East and Persian Gulf.
7 p.m., February 12, 2020
Life Science Bldg., #113
University of Detroit Mercy
4001 McNichols Road
Detroit, Mich. 48221
MCHR Founders Day will feature a presentation from Dr. Fran Shor, MCHR Advisory Board Member and Professor Emeritus of History at Wayne State University.
“The Long Life of of White Supremacist Terror in the U.S.” will review the history of white supremacist activities in the U.S. from colonial to contemporary times.
In addition, Dorothy Dewberry Aldridge will be presented with the MCHR Bishop Coleman McGehee, Jr. Champion of Justice Award.
Swords into Plowshares is located at 33 E. Adams, Detroit, Mich. 48226.
Click here to view program flyer.