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
ANNUAL DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. UNITY BREAKFAST
Jan 20

Sponsored by Alpha Phi Alpha fraternity, this breakfast is one of the...

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Beaks and Barks
Jan 20

Calling all dog lovers and bird-watchers: Beaks and Barks is back at the...

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Teacher Appreciation Weekend
Jan 20

The U.S. Space & Rocket Center is proud to salute teachers for their...

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Burritt on the Mountain's Tuesdays @ 2
Jan 21

Join Burritt staff members each Tuesday afternoon at 2 for a special treat...

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Connections: Stephen Paul Day | Sibylle Peretti
Jan 21

Stephen Paul Day creates skillfully executed paintings and sculptures that...

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