Civil Rides is a 3-day bicycle ride, beginning April 4, 2018 at the steps of the National Civil Rights Museum in Memphis, TN, and ending at Jackson, MS at the Museum of Mississippi History and the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum. This 200 mile long trek will commemorate the 50th anniversary of the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., by visiting historic Civil Rights sites to raise awareness around persistent rural poverty in America and advocate for racial justice and healing. It is hosted by Together for Hope and Out Hunger.
Riders in this event, represent all walks of life – all ages, genders, races and ethnicities, from across the U.S. The bicyclists will be raising money and awareness of rural poverty in America. For more information about joining the ride, becoming a volunteer or sponsor, visit www.civilrides.com.