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June 20th by Regis Mcdevitt

By Ellen Resnek / Thursday, June 20, 2024 / Comments Off on June 20th by Regis Mcdevitt

We’ve been talking a lot on our journey about the timeline for the civil rights movement and where it began. Did it begin with Plessy v Ferguson in the 1890s […]

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Wednesday, June 19th 2024 by Michelle Ultmann

By Ellen Resnek / Thursday, June 20, 2024 / Comments Off on Wednesday, June 19th 2024 by Michelle Ultmann

 For 32 years I was a Pediatrician and I wrote notes in the SOAP format: Subjective (what patient says), Objective (what I observe), Assessment (what I think it could be […]

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Honoring Juneteenth By Megan Lizewski

By Ellen Resnek / Wednesday, June 19, 2024 / Comments Off on Honoring Juneteenth By Megan Lizewski

Today, Juneteenth, began at The Legacy Museum – a place which masterfully both walks visitors through the horrors of racial injustice and introduces us to the resilience and perseverance of […]

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Juneteenth by Josh Ault

By Ellen Resnek / Wednesday, June 19, 2024 / Comments Off on Juneteenth by Josh Ault

I’m sitting in front of a gigantic wall at the Freedom Monument Sculpture Park in Montgomery. It’s titled the National Monument to Freedom. I’m looking at the millions of names […]

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Juneteenth from Gilder Lehrman Institute

By Ellen Resnek / Wednesday, June 19, 2024 / Comments Off on Juneteenth from Gilder Lehrman Institute

Juneteenth (June 19) commemorates the end of slavery in the United States. On June 19, 1865, Union soldiers led by Major General Gordon Granger landed at Galveston, Texas, with news […]

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Day 3- Montgomery to Selma by Tess Riesmeyer

By Ellen Resnek / Wednesday, June 19, 2024 / Comments Off on Day 3- Montgomery to Selma by Tess Riesmeyer

Day 3 was full of intellectual engagement, horror at the manner in which humans brutalize humans, love, and hope. Like many of my fellow travelers, I couldn’t help but think […]

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The Art of Nonviolence by Lavarr Stephens-Howling

By Ellen Resnek / Wednesday, June 19, 2024 / Comments Off on The Art of Nonviolence by Lavarr Stephens-Howling

During the first two days of our trip, I heard nonviolence discussed in a way that has challenged me to rethink my understanding of this moment in history. As a […]

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6/17/24 Day 2: Atlanta to Montgomery by Chet Henderson

By Ellen Resnek / Tuesday, June 18, 2024 / Comments Off on 6/17/24 Day 2: Atlanta to Montgomery by Chet Henderson

Day 2, what a day. We started our day heading to a crossroads to higher education for African Americans. Where Clark Atlanta, Spellman and Morehouse intersect, we discussed The Atlanta […]

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MDFR Day 1 by Dr. Monika Moyrer

By Ellen Resnek / Monday, June 17, 2024 / Comments Off on MDFR Day 1 by Dr. Monika Moyrer

Day one: it started really well in Atlanta. I am excited to be part of the group and look forward to learning about the Civil Rights Movement on this tour. […]

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We Begin Our 2024 Marching Down Freedom’s Road: A Journey of Education and Empowerment

By Ellen Resnek / Sunday, June 16, 2024 / Comments Off on We Begin Our 2024 Marching Down Freedom’s Road: A Journey of Education and Empowerment

As we stand on the precipice of another transformative journey, hearts brimming with hope and determination, we embark on a Civil Rights Study Seminar. “Marching Down Freedom’s Road” isn’t just […]

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