Tag Archives: Alabama Humanities Foundation

Holocaust survivor Hirsch shares harrowing story at the Troy Campus

November 16, 2017
By Tori Bedsole

Riva Hirsch, a witness to the Holocaust, shared her story of being captured by Nazis and watching them murder her mother in front of her at a young age.

Troy University partnered with the Alabama Humanities Foundation to organize the public lecture, which was held on Wednesday, Nov. 15.

Hirsch contributes her survival to a…

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Upcoming events examining the Holocaust to be held at Troy University

November 3, 2017
By Andy Ellis

Troy University will host a series of events examining the Holocaust this month at both its Troy and Montgomery campuses, including a roundtable discussion and a lecture by a Holocaust survivor.

The events will kick off with a free panel discussion on Monday in the auditorium of the Rosa Parks Museum on TROY’s Montgomery Campus….

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Tutwiler Reading Initiative educates, inspires participants

January 25, 2017
By Andy Ellis

During a break in class, Yolanda McMillan picked up the book, “The Autobiography of Malcolm X,” from the table and thumbed through its pages.

“It feels good to express different views and to hear everyone’s views. Everyone walks on different paths, and one passage or book may mean something to me and something different to…

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