The Civil Rights Movement in the 1950s and 1960s was a very pivotal period in the history of the United States and Harlem played a significant role during this time.
On this 3-hour tour, you will walk the streets, visit the sites and learn about individuals who contributed to this cause: some protested, marched, fought for and even died for this movement. Get to know them and the critical event they took part in as you walk from 116th Street uptown to the 137th. Have you ever wondered what happened in the two Harlem Riots or the famous March on Washington House? Have you ever heard of Malcolm X, A. Philip Randolph, Josephine Baker, Adam Clayton Powell, Jr., Roy Wilkins to name a few? Your expert local guide will help you gain a clear understanding of what happened during this great time in history.
Visit the original Temple No. 7, the mosque where Malcolm X used to preach, the Blumstein Department Store, where Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was stabbed In 1958 while signing copies of his book, the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture and many more important landmarks.
Once the walking tour comes to a close, you will be treated to a delicious lunch at a local Harlem restaurant.