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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’s Rosa Parks Museum plans activities to mark Parks’ birthday

The Rosa Parks Museum will celebrate what would have been Mrs. Parks' 108th birthday this week with activities on Wednesday and Thursday.

The Rosa Parks Museum will celebrate what would have been Mrs. Parks' 108th birthday this week with activities on Wednesday and Thursday.

Troy University’s Rosa Parks Museum will celebrate what would have been the Civil Rights icon’s 108th birthday with special events on Wednesday and Thursday, including a partner project with the City of Montgomery that encourages K-12 students to design birthday cards for Parks.

The Museum will kick off activities with a virtual author talk with…

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Life of Rep. John Lewis honored in Trojan Arena service

Mourners gathered Saturday at Troy University to pay respects to Pike County native Rep. John Lewis, who died July 17.

Mourners gathered Saturday at Troy University to pay respects to Pike County native Rep. John Lewis, who died July 17.

The “Boy from Troy” made one last visit home.

Hundreds of people – friends, family and the public – gathered Saturday at Trojan Arena to honor the life of civil rights icon and Pike County native Rep. John Lewis, who died July 17 at age 80.

Rather than a somber remembrance, the memorial service featured…

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Rep. John Lewis to lie in rest during memorial service Saturday at Troy University

Rep. John Lewis, shown here speaking at the 2018 Leadership Conference, will lie in rest during a memorial service on Saturday at Trojan Arena.

Rep. John Lewis, shown here speaking at the 2018 Leadership Conference, will lie in rest during a memorial service on Saturday at Trojan Arena.

Rep.John Lewis, a Pike County, Alabama, native who became a lifelong champion for justice, will lie in rest during a memorial service at Troy University on Saturday, July 25.

Lewis’s family will celebrate his life and legacy with a service inside Trojan Arena starting at 10 a.m. In accord with social distance guidelines, there will be a limited…

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