The Official U.S. Civil Rights Trail Book Unveils Augmented Reality Experience

The Official U.S. Civil Rights Trail Book Unveils Augmented Reality Experience

(Greensboro, N.C.) – Today, Wednesday, September 8 at 4pm, the International Civil Rights Center & Museum, author Lee Sentell will join Greensboro civil rights leaders to unveil the Official U.S. Civil Rights Trail Book and its augmented reality experience.  

The book serves as a companion guide to the U.S. Civil Rights Trail, a network of churches, schools, homes and landmarks encompassing more than 120 destinations across 14 Southern States with several significant landmarks located in Greensboro. As the catalyst for the national sit-in movement, Greensboro is one of a select few cities along the trail where the augmented reality experience will be launched, allowing readers to take an immersive journey beyond the book to experience the powerful stories of the civil rights movement.   

WHO: 

Lee Sentell, Author and Alabama Tourism Director

John Swaine, CEO of the International Civil Rights Center & Museum

Brenda James and Roslyn Smith, civil rights foot soldiers

Andre’ Nabors, VisitNC

Henri Fourrier, President/CEO of Greensboro Convention & Visitors Bureau

Miles Wright, Luckie Advertising 

WHAT: Augmented reality experience launch of the Official U.S. Civil Rights Trail book and student roundtable discussion with civil rights foot soldiers and local high school and college students  
WHEN: Wednesday, Sept. 8 at 4 p.m. EDT 
WHERE: International Civil Rights Center & Museum (134 S Elm St, Greensboro, NC 27401) 

Lee Sentell will be available for interviews before and after the event and will also be participating in a book signing and media meet and greet during the first half-hour of the event (4-4:30 p.m.).

For information, please contact Hanlon Walsh at hanlon@perituspr.com or call 251-510-2736. 

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