Sonnie Hereford - Civil Rights

Rocket City Civil Rights Driving Tour

Accessible via smartphone app, the Rocket City Civil Rights Driving Tour highlights areas of significance to the civil rights era in Huntsville. See sites like the Fifth Avenue School, the first public school in the state of Alabama to integrate, Oakwood University, where Dr. Martin Luther King spoke during his visit to Huntsville in 1962, and other points of interest rich in cultural heritage. The tour was created in partnership by the Alabama Humanities Foundation and the Historic Huntsville Foundation, with a mission to capture, document, and share oral histories of the successful, non-violent civil rights movement in Huntsville, Alabama.

Events
"Under Pressure" Lecture and Reception
Oct 28

Celebrate the opening of a new exhibition, "Under Pressure: Painting with...

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9/11 and Beyond: Photographs from the Associated Press
Oct 28

On the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, this exhibition looks back at...

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9TH ANNUAL POP UP PARKS
Oct 28

Temporary mini-parks designed and installed by local businesses and...

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Ballpark Tours
Oct 28

Come get a behind-the-scenes look at beautiful Toyota Field! For just $10...

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Boos Cruise
Oct 28

Grab a purple cup of your favorite adult beverage from Green Bus Brewing...

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