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200 Mile Mark

200 Mile Mark

I reached the 200th mile mark of my Walk to Freedom journey this morning. Here’s a brief video fragment describing this moment.

Rain Delay

Rain Delay

With rainstorms in Birmingham threatening to become the next Nor’easter to hit New England, I’ve decided to rest up another day here before departing tomorrow morning. I’m discovering the spring rainstorms here in Alabama are very intense and are accompanied by thunderstorms and lots of flooding. While resting I visited Eddie Kendrick’s memorial park.

Montgomery Slave Trade

Montgomery Slave Trade

The Equal Justice Initiative is based in Montgomery, Alabama. One of the things it is doing here to correct the narrative of a city known for Slave trading is to place historic markers in key locations around the city describing the economic impact of slave trading and laws banning free Black people. Notice the BlackContinue Reading Montgomery Slave Trade