Southern states join to promote civil rights tourism

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Southern states join to promote civil rights tourism

The F.W. Woolworth’s lunch counter is seen at the International Civil Rights Center & Museum in Greensboro, N.C. The site is among about 130 locations in 14 states being promoted as part of the new U.S. Civil Rights Trail, which organizers hope will boost tourism in the region.
A statue of Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. overlooks the 16th Street Baptist Church in Birmingham, Ala., where advocates say officials are doing a good job at preserving sites links to civil rights. The site is among about 130 locations in 14 states being promoted as part of the new U.S. Civil Rights Trail, which organizers hope will boost tourism in the region.
The Brown v. Board of Education National Historic Site as work continues in Topeka, Kansas. The site is among about 130 locations in 14 states being promoted as part of the new U.S. Civil Rights Trail, which organizers hope will boost tourism in the region.

Southern states join to promote civil rights tourism

The F.W. Woolworth’s lunch counter is seen at the International Civil Rights Center & Museum in Greensboro, N.C. The site is among about 130 locations in 14 states being promoted as part of the new U.S. Civil Rights Trail, which organizers hope will boost tourism in the region.
A statue of Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. overlooks the 16th Street Baptist Church in Birmingham, Ala., where advocates say officials are doing a good job at preserving sites links to civil rights. The site is among about 130 locations in 14 states being promoted as part of the new U.S. Civil Rights Trail, which organizers hope will boost tourism in the region.
The Brown v. Board of Education National Historic Site as work continues in Topeka, Kansas. The site is among about 130 locations in 14 states being promoted as part of the new U.S. Civil Rights Trail, which organizers hope will boost tourism in the region.

Southern states join to promote civil rights tourism

The tomb of Martin Luther King Jr., and his wife Coretta Scott King is seen as the sun sets, in Atlanta. The site is among about 130 locations in 14 states being promoted as part of the new U.S. Civil Rights Trail, which organizers hope will boost tourism in the region.

Southern states join to promote civil rights tourism

People wait in line to enter the National Civil Rights Museum on Martin Luther King Jr. Day in Memphis, Tenn. The site is among about 130 locations in 14 states being promoted as part of the new U.S. Civil Rights Trail, which organizers hope will boost tourism in the region.

Southern states join to promote civil rights tourism

The doors of the Lyceum, a building on the University of Mississippi campus in Oxford, Miss. The site is among about 130 locations in 14 states being promoted as part of the new U.S. Civil Rights Trail, which organizers hope will boost tourism in the region.
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