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Cyclists raise awareness of poverty, civil rights

Added 10-19-19 09:22:02pm EST - “A group of cyclists are traveling across Alabama to raise awareness of rural poverty and civil rights.” - Washingtontimes.com

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Posted By TheNewsCommenter: From Washingtontimes.com: “Cyclists raise awareness of poverty, civil rights”. Below is an excerpt from the article.

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - A group of cyclists are traveling across Alabama to raise awareness of rural poverty and civil rights.

The group Civil Rides said in a news release that 20 cyclists are taking part in the ride on Saturday and Sunday. Civil Rides said the group sees poverty as a modern civil rights issue in America.

Riders will travel from Dexter Avenue King Memorial Baptist Church in Montgomery and through Selma and Alabama’s Black Belt. The ride will end Sunday in Birmingham at Kelly Ingram Park.

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