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TROY’s Rosa Parks Museum to host block party Juneteenth celebration

The Juneteenth celebration will include vendors, musical entertainment, a children's area and free museum and children's wing admission.

The Juneteenth celebration will include vendors, musical entertainment, a children's area and free museum and children's wing admission.

After a year in which it held a virtual Juneteenth celebration in 2020, Troy University’s Rosa Parks Museum will once again bring its celebration to the streets with an in-person block party on Saturday, June 19.

The free event, held on the 200 block of Montgomery Street in front of the museum, will take place…

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Troy University alumnus, Trustee Lamar P. Higgins remembered as a trailblazer, servant leader

Lamar P. Higgins was Troy University's first African American SGA President and Trustee. He passed away on Thursday after an extended illness.

Lamar P. Higgins was Troy University's first African American SGA President and Trustee. He passed away on Thursday after an extended illness.

Troy University is mourning the loss of an alumnus who made history during his time as a student and provided a lifetime of dedicated leadership and support to his alma mater. Lamar P. Higgins, Vice President Pro Tempore of the University’s Board of Trustees and a 1981 TROY graduate, passed away on Thursday after an…

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Virtual event marks U.N.’s International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination

The virtual event featured Dr. Valda Harris Montgomery, who as a child growing up in Montgomery, had a first-hand view of the Montgomery Bus Boycott.

The virtual event featured Dr. Valda Harris Montgomery, who as a child growing up in Montgomery, had a first-hand view of the Montgomery Bus Boycott.

Troy University’s Rosa Parks Museum teamed with a pair of partners from the United Kingdom on Friday for a virtual event to mark the United Nation’s International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination.

The event was co-presented by the museum, the non-profit organization Heartstone and the Preston and Western Lancashire Racial Equality and Diversity…

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Rosa Parks Museum to hold virtual screening of documentary ‘The Six Triple Eight’ on March 24

The documentary highlights the 6888th Central Postal Directory Battalion, the only all-black female battalion to serve in Europe during World War II.

The documentary highlights the 6888th Central Postal Directory Battalion, the only all-black female battalion to serve in Europe during World War II.

Troy University’s Rosa Parks Museum will celebrate Women’s History Month with a virtual screening of the documentary “The Six Triple Eight: No Mail, Low Morale” at 1:30 p.m. on March 24.

The film, a Lincoln Penny Films production, focuses on the 6888th Central Postal Directory Battalion, the only all-black female battalion to serve in Europe…

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