Louisiana – US Civil Rights Trail

Louisiana offers a melting pot of unique cultural experiences, especially in the historic and vibrant cities of New Orleans and Baton Rouge. When you combine the flair and flavor of Louisiana with rich civil rights heritage, you are sure to create an unforgettable and enlightening travel experience. In New Orleans, take a tour of William Frantz Elementary School and be inspired by the bravery of 6-year-old Ruby Bridges. Visit the U.S. Court of Appeals, 5th Circuit, the driving force behind the city’s school integration rulings. Step inside the New Zion Baptist Church, where the Southern Christian Leadership Conference was founded. And in Baton Rouge, take in the beautiful art deco design of the Louisiana State Capitol.

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