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Martin Luther King Jr. is jostled in Memphis as the march he's leading on March 28, 1968 turns violent. Photo courtesy University of Memphis Libraries.

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Trips by*

Dwayne Bolton


Total cost of 9 trips: $12,887.91


Trips traveled under the office of Michael Rogers

Destination: DAYTONA/ORLANDO, FL
Sponsor: International Speedway Corporation
Purpose: TO LEARN THE IMPACT OF MOTOR SPORTS ON THE ECONOMY AND TAX AND ECONOMIC IMPLICATIONS TO THE INDUSTRY
Date: Jul 4, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $877.40
source

Destination: WINNIPEG TO COLGORY
Sponsor: Government of Canada
Purpose: AGRICULTURAL & TRADE TOUR
Date: Aug 17, 2003 (6 days)
Expense: $1,912.00
source

Destination: TAIWAN, REPUBLIC OF CHINA
Sponsor: Chinese International Economic Cooperation Association
Purpose: FACT-FINDING & EDUCATIONAL VISIT
Date: Jan 4, 2004 (6 days)
Expense: $3,885.00
source

Destination: HUNTSVILLE, AL
Sponsor: Alabama Farmers Federation
Purpose: AGRICULTURE TOUR OF NORTH ALABAMA
Date: Apr 14, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $859.32
source

Destination: NEW YORK CITY
Sponsor: Enterprise Foundation
Purpose: TO VIEW HOUSING & COMMUNITIES DEVELOPMENT IN NEW YORK CITY IN CHINATOWN, BRONX & HARLEM
Date: Aug 3, 2004 (1 day)
Expense: $582.00
source

Destination: MONTGOMERY, AL TO WETUMPHA, AL TO ALEXANDER CITY, AL - SAN PEDRO HONDURAS - BIRMINGHAM, AL
Sponsor: Russell Corporation
Purpose: TO VISIT RUSSELL CORPORATION'S TEXTILE OPERATIONS
Date: Mar 28, 2005 (2 days)
Expense: $2,452.88
source

Destination: MONTGOMERY (AL), DOTHAN, COVINGTON CO., ANDALUSIA BALDWIN, ROBERTSDALE, GULF SHORES, MOBILE
Sponsor: Alabama Farmers Federation
Purpose: AGRICULTURAL FACT-FINDING TOUR IN ALABAMA
Date: Mar 31, 2005 (3 days)
Expense: $1,042.80
source

Destination: CHICAGO
Sponsor: Chicago Mercantile Exchange
Purpose: TO VISIT AND LEARN ABOUT THE CHICAGO MERCANTILE EXCHANGE & THE CHICAGO BOARD OF TRADE
Date: Apr 11, 2005 (1 day)
Expense: $783.33
source

Destination: BIRMINGHAM
Sponsor: Healthsouth Corporation
Purpose: TO HELP STAFF TO UNDERSTAND THE IMPLICATIONS OF MEDICARE
Date: Aug 19, 2005 (1 day)
Expense: $493.18
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Dwayne Bolton.


American RadioWorks |
Martin Luther King Jr. is jostled in Memphis as the march he's leading on March 28, 1968 turns violent. Photo courtesy University of Memphis Libraries.

King's Last March

Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated on April 4, 1968. Four decades later, King remains one of the most vivid symbols of hope for racial unity in America. But that's not the way he was viewed in the last year of his life.

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  • 01.22.15

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  • 01.14.15

    What’s in a number?

    Our guest this week has a message for high school seniors and their parents who are poring over the latest college rankings lists: Put ‘em down.
  • 01.05.15

    Following the Money in Education Philanthropy

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  • 12.23.14

    Who’s missing from the achievement gap debate?

    The achievement gap refers to the disparities in academic success between lower-income students of color and their more affluent white counterparts. But according to Quyen Dinh, executive director of the national advocacy organization Southeast Asia Resource Action Center (SEARAC), one group often left out of the conversation is Southeast Asian American students.