Day 1: Nashville + Highlander We started our journey at the Civil Rights Room at the Nashville public library. Freedom Riders Dr. Bernard Lafayette and Dr. Rip Patton met us.
The next morning I wake up in New Market, Tennessee. I head down a gravel road to Highlander’s Workshop Center, nestled on top of “the hill”. Octagonal in shape, I would later learn—as the story goes—following Highlander’s forced… Read More
Induction into Highlander began when I landed in Knoxville. A member of the Center’s staff drove me out to the property, 180 acres on top of Bay’s Mountain with a clear, sweeping view across the Tennessee Valley to… Read More