Journey with us to attractions and local hideaways around the city that is significant to the Civil Rights Movement on this 1.5-hour walking tour. On this tour, you’ll experience the civil rights story and gain renewed activism around race and equality. You’ll learn about the key leaders and events of the movement. This tour reminds us all that the movement is a part of American history, not just African American history.
The tour will continue rain or shine.
Highlights: 1. Learn how ordinary people protested in ordinary places and achieved an extraordinary outcome. 2. Savor the rich historical knowledge of how African Americans gained equal rights 3. Journey to locations where the sit-ins took place. 4. Gain cultural awareness as you explore the fight for U.S. civil rights.
Departure Point / Starting Location Woolworth on 5th, 21 5th Ave N, Nashville, TN 37219 We will meet in the entryway of the restaurant.
Additional Information / What to Expect It is a little-known fact that Nashville was at the forefront of the Civil Rights Movement. Students at our historically black colleges and universities led the way in nonviolent protests in the 1950s and 60s.
Explore the parallels between what happened then and what’s happening now in the world of diversity and inclusion. Sit with us at the infamous lunch counter where the sit-ins took place. Join the Civil Rights Movement Tour to pay homage to the tragically beautiful movement that shaped our nation.
Inclusions: 1. Live guide. 2. Entrance fees (if applicable).
Exclusions: 1. Gratuities (optional). 2. Pickup and drop-off.
Company Overview United Street Tours is a walking tour company that showcases the lesser-known stories of black history. Joining one of our tours will help you become more culturally aware so that you can bridge cultural information gaps with authentic fundamental knowledge that will enhance your perspective.
Our mission is to provide experiences that will help others develop the cultural awareness needed to have authentic interactions, across lines of differences, that will ultimately enhance unity in the world.