Fourth Civil Rights Pilgrimage underway with group of 54

Two students stand on the balcony of the Dexter Avenue Baptist Church, where Martin Luther King Jr. helped plan the Montgomery Bus Boycott in the church's basement. Photo by Troy Bonnes

Two students stand on the balcony of the Dexter Avenue Baptist Church, where Martin Luther King Jr. helped plan the Montgomery Bus Boycott in the church’s basement. Photo by Troy Bonnes

Professor David Domke and 53 students, supporters, staff, and faculty from other colleges embarked on the fourth Civil Rights Pilgrimage last Saturday. Starting in Atlanta, Georgia, the group will travel to Alabama, Arkansas, Mississippi, and Tennessee in a span of nine days.

Follow along with the Fall 2015 Civil Rights Pilgrimage through daily podcasts by radio veteran Steve Scher and photos by Troy Bonnes. Search the hashtag #uwpilgrimage to find tweets and Instagrams from the group that is taking the journey.

Follow along with the Fall 2015 Civil Rights Pilgrimage through daily podcasts by radio veteran Steve Scher and photos by Troy Bonnes. Search the hashtag #uwpilgrimage to find tweets and Instagrams from the group of 54 students and supporters who are taking the journey.

Read about past pilgrimages here: http://www.com.washington.edu/pilgrimage/