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Day 6: Little Rock & Dallas

Posted on July 2, 2016

By Emily Youngerman: Today was really the first day that we moved away from the historical civil rights portion of the trip and onto the more hot-topic issues in America right now. We spent this morning driving from Little Rock to Dallas and while the bus ride was long, I think most of us would Continue Reading »

Day 5: Memphis & Little Rock

Posted on July 1, 2016

By Ben Libov:   We kicked off today by visiting Graceland, Elvis’ home that he bought once he became famous. We took a tour of the mansion that took us through many rooms, including the famous jungle room and pool room, before taking us outside to see Elvis’ backyard, stable, and, eventually, where he lies today. Continue Reading »

Day 6- Little Rock, Dallas

Posted on July 4, 2015

– Michale Schueler Today was the first day off of the civil rights and rock ‘n’ roll track we’ve been on this week, and we couldn’t have been more excited. Last night, we had a framing discussion on abortion, as we met with Pro-life Dallas today. But first, we had to make the long drive Continue Reading »

Day 5- Memphis, Little Rock

Posted on July 3, 2015

-Emily Adelman  Starting off in Memphis, Tennessee, we began the day with a trip to the always entertaining & timeless Graceland, Elvis’s home in which he lived for 20 years until his untimely death in 1977. We learned how Elvis lived, both materially and spiritually. He not only had a huge house (Jungle Room, anyone?), Continue Reading »

Day 4-Memphis and Little Rock-by Justin Baronoff

Posted on July 3, 2014

Today was a great adventure! We began in Memphis for a second day, visiting Elvis’ mansion Graceland. The whole place was very exciting. My favorite part of the house was Elvis’ racquetball room, where he would hang out and play games. This is where Elvis’ costumes, records, and awards were shown, which was both amusing Continue Reading »

Day 5 – Little Rock & Dallas – By Amanda Rosner

Posted on June 28, 2013

Prior to our discussion with the pro-life activist today, last night we had a discussion about the facts, ideas, and concepts of abortion. The discussion had a range of topics including the definition of abortion, Roe v. Wade, the beliefs of those who are pro-life, and the beliefs of those who are pro-choice. Today we Continue Reading »

Day 4 – Memphis & Little Rock – By Josh Forman

Posted on June 27, 2013

We started off our second day in Memphis by going to Graceland, the home of the King – Elvis Presley. His taste and style was eccentric and interesting, with carpets on the ceiling. In addition the mansion also highlighted how successful Elvis was besides his early years, which is what many people think of. He Continue Reading »