Tag Archives: City of Troy

Protests are essential part of politics, Berry tells conference participants

February 1, 2020
By Andy Ellis

Dr. Mary Frances Berry on Friday told participants in the Leadership Conference Celebrating African American History Month that protests play a vital role in politics.

Speaking during the opening session of the conference at Troy University on Friday night, Berry drew on her experiences with “protests that worked” such as the Free South Africa…

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Berry, Kennedy to serve as keynote speakers for annual Leadership Conference

January 13, 2020
By Andy Ellis

Author, activist, educator and historian Dr. Mary Frances Berry and activist and author Peggy Wallace Kennedy will serve as keynote speakers during the 2020 Leadership Conference Celebrating African American History Month Jan. 31 – Feb. 1 at Troy University.

Dr. Berry will deliver the conference’s opening address on Friday, Jan. 31, in the Trojan…

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University, City to honor artist with ‘Nall Day’ on May 7

April 25, 2019
By Clif Lusk

Troy University and the City of Troy will celebrate a native son on May 7, and recognize him for his accomplishments in the world of art.

“Nall Day” recognizes world-renowned mixed-media artist and Pike County native Fred “Nall” Hollis and his artistic contributions. City officials will proclaim Nall Day at a luncheon in his honor…

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