‘Cash Crop’ sculpture exhibit to open at Troy University’s Rosa Parks Museum on Thursday

Stephen Hayes' exhibit,

Stephen Hayes' exhibit, "Cash Crop," will open at the Rosa Parks Museum on Thursday with a public reception at 6 p.m.

An exhibit of the works of award-winning artist Stephen Hayes will open Thursday in the gallery at Troy University’s Rosa Parks Museum.

The sculpture exhibit, “Cash Crop,” depicts the horrors of the Trans-Atlantic slave trade and seeks to create a connection between human rights violations of the past and the present. The exhibit will open…

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Applying historical context makes Montgomery Bus Boycott easier to understand, Bell says

Montgomery Improvement Association leaders’ “Victory Ride” aboard a city bus in December 1955 signaled the end of the 381-day Montgomery Bus Boycott.

Montgomery Improvement Association leaders’ “Victory Ride” aboard a city bus in December 1955 signaled the end of the 381-day Montgomery Bus Boycott.

The Dec. 1, 1955 arrest of Rosa Parks for failure to relinquish her seat on a Montgomery city bus to a white male is often thought of as the spark for the Montgomery Bus Boycott. However, what took place that day at the intersections of Lee and Montgomery streets in Alabama’s capital city was likely…

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