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Washington DC Tour

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Imagine... the huge crowd gathered as you walk with us up the stairs of the Lincoln Memorial in the summer of 1963 for the March on Washington. Listen closely and you might hear the resonating voice of Marian Anderson singing on those same steps.

Feel... step onto the historical campus of Howard University, where famous African Americans like Dr. Charles Drew and Charles H. Houston molded the minds of future Black leaders.

Hear... how a free African American, Benjamin Banneker in the 1790's helped survey and create the master plans for the city of Washington D.C

Look... and enjoy the spectacular view of the city from Cedar Hill the home of Frederick Douglass.

Experience... the chambers of the Supreme Court and remember the eloquent argument of Thurgood Marshall in the landmark Brown vs Board of Education case of 1954

Washington Tour

Your Experience

"In some way everyone was affected by this trip. We all took pride in the incredible standards and accomplishments of such great historically black institutions as Meharry Medical College, Fisk University, LeMoyne Owens and Tennessee State University. Undoubtedly, the Civil Rights Museum and the Slave Haven impacted the students by making them realize they have so much today because of the sacrifices of so many others. It gave them a sense of who they are and what they can be.

Benita Slater
Project Coordinator
DMACC Upward Bound Program