Tag Archives: civil rights

Alabama – Days 1-4: From Selma to Montgomery and Birmingham to Huntsville

My first full day in Alabama I went to Selma and Montgomery. Earlier when I was planning out my route and making Couchsurfing requests, I had somehow forgotten that both of these historic places were in Alabama. Yikes. Thankfully, I had scheduled two days in Mobile, and since I’ve been there before, I figured it’d be fine if it got… Read more »

Georgia – Days 5-6: Atlanta, Martin Luther King Jr., and Fighting for Social Justice*

*This post contains some sensitive material and violent imagery and parental discretion is advised for children. My first night in Atlanta started with two Harry Potter movies and pizza. Need I say more? The following morning I headed to Julianna’s Coffee and Crepes which Becca had recommended the night before. Such a good decision. My Nutella and strawberry crepe totally hit the spot…. Read more »