Project Pilgrimage

How do we move forward together? Q&A with Rev. Dr. McKinstry

For the Rev. Dr. Carolyn McKinstry, the head-spinning events of 2020 felt purposeful– as if a divine power was trying to direct our attention to the state of the world. As a young girl, Dr. McKinstry was witness to The Sixteenth Street Baptist Church Bombing and among protesters in the Birmingham Children’s March of 1963.

Civil rights advocate and friend of the Pilgrimage, Dr. Reavis Mitchell, passes at 72.

One of Nashville’s most well-known historians, and a longtime administrator at Fisk University, has died at age 72. Dr. Reavis Mitchell was a civil rights advocate and dear friend of the Pilgrimage. Starting in 2015, Dr. Mitchell was… Read More