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Lucille Times launched a boycott of city buses before the Montgomery Bus Boycott began

February 28, 2017
By Andy Ellis

Just four days after Rosa Parks was arrested for failing to give up her seat on a Montgomery city bus to a white male passenger, the Montgomery Bus Boycott began. However, for one Montgomery resident, the bus boycott had begun nearly six months earlier.

“I started the Montgomery Bus Boycott,” the 94-year-old Times said, remembering…

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TROY students rally for Higher Ed funding

February 28, 2017
By Savanah Weed

About 250 Troy University students traveled to the Alabama State House in Montgomery on Feb. 23 to campaign for more university funding in support of Higher Education Day.

Higher Education Day, Montgomery’s largest annual advocacy rally, brings together students from Alabama’s 14 four-year public universities in support of the same goal: to lobby state legislators…

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Troy University to partner with schools in Troy, Montgomery in garden project

February 27, 2017
By Andy Ellis

A new partnership between Troy University’s Office of Civic Engagement and schools in Troy and Montgomery will help improve children’s access to fresh produce, while also increasing their nutritional knowledge.

Made possible through a United States Department of Agriculture Specialty Crop grant, the project will include a raised-bed garden at Troy Elementary School and…

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