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Troy University’s Rosa Parks Museum names atrium in memory of Charles Cahn Baum

Patti Baum, wife of the late Charles Cahn Baum, makes remarks during Saturday's naming ceremony.

Patti Baum, wife of the late Charles Cahn Baum, makes remarks during Saturday's naming ceremony.

MONTGOMERY – Troy University’s Rosa Parks Museum honored a family with roots in Montgomery on Saturday, naming its atrium in memory of Charles Cahn Baum and in honor of his family.

Reared in Montgomery in a prominent Jewish family, Charles Baum graduated from Princeton, Harvard Business School and the University of Maryland Law School. A…

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Rosa Parks Museum’s community forum series to examine issues of importance to women

Rosa Parks Museum introduced the Real Talk Community Forum series last fall and have three new forums set for March.

Rosa Parks Museum introduced the Real Talk Community Forum series last fall and have three new forums set for March.

A series of free community forums addressing issues affecting women will be presented this month by Troy University’s Rosa Parks Museum, located at the University’s Montgomery Campus.

The Real Talk Community Forums, which will begin at 6 p.m. on March 14, 21 and 28 in the museum’s auditorium, are being presented in recognition of Women’s…

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Lucille Times launched a boycott of city buses before the Montgomery Bus Boycott began

Nearly six months prior to the beginning of the Montgomery Bus Boycott, Lucille Times began her own boycott of city buses.

Nearly six months prior to the beginning of the Montgomery Bus Boycott, Lucille Times began her own boycott of city buses.

Just four days after Rosa Parks was arrested for failing to give up her seat on a Montgomery city bus to a white male passenger, the Montgomery Bus Boycott began. However, for one Montgomery resident, the bus boycott had begun nearly six months earlier.

“I started the Montgomery Bus Boycott,” the 94-year-old Times said, remembering…

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Troy University’s Rosa Parks Museum to present ‘Conversation with Mrs. Lucille Times’

Six months prior to the arrest of Rosa Parks, Mrs. Lucille Times had a confrontation with a white bus driver who tried to run her car off the road.

Six months prior to the arrest of Rosa Parks, Mrs. Lucille Times had a confrontation with a white bus driver who tried to run her car off the road.

MONTGOMERY – Troy University’s Rosa Parks Museum will present “A Conversation with Mrs. Lucille Times,” at 6 p.m. on Feb. 23 in the museum’s auditorium.

The event is free and open to the public. However, seating is limited and those wishing to participate are asked to RSVP to mburkhardt@troy.edu. Dr. Felicia Bell, director of the…

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