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Author to discuss new Rosa Parks book at Troy University’s Rosa Parks Museum Feb. 25

February 13, 2020
By Andy Ellis

 Susan Reyburn, senior writer-editor in the Library of Congress Publishing Office, will visit Troy University’s Rosa Parks Museum at 6 p.m. on Feb. 25 to discuss her new book “Rosa Parks: In Her Own Words.”

The event is free and open to the public and will be held in the museum’s auditorium.

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Rosa Parks Museum teams with That’s My Child for Junior Curator exhibit

January 15, 2020
By Andy Ellis

A new exhibit featuring Civil Rights-era photographs and representing a collaboration between Troy University’s Rosa Parks Museum and students from That’s My Child will open Jan. 16.

The exhibit, “2020 Visions of Civil Rights,” is made possible through the Museum’s partnerships with the Alabama Department of Archives and History, the Alabama Power Foundation and…

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Rosa Parks Day activities commemorate Civil Rights icon

December 4, 2019
By Andy Ellis

On Dec. 1, 1955, Rosa Parks boarded a Montgomery city bus outside the department store where she worked as a seamstress.

A few blocks later, in front of what was then the Empire Theater, Mrs. Parks would be arrested for failing to relinquish her seat to a white male passenger in a…

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