Progress only comes through hard work, Wilson tells leadership event participants

Dr. Dorothy Buckahan Wilson delivers keynote remarks during Friday's virtual leadership event, presented by Troy University and the city of Troy.

Dr. Dorothy Buckahan Wilson delivers keynote remarks during Friday's virtual leadership event, presented by Troy University and the city of Troy.

Troy University and the City of Troy celebrated the legacy of the late Congressman John R. Lewis on Friday with a virtual leadership event that paved the way for the annual leadership conference that will bear the late Troy native’s name beginning in 2022.

Formerly known as the Leadership Conference Celebrating African American History Month,…

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Peggy Wallace Kennedy shares story of reconciliation, forgiveness

The activist and daughter of George and Lurleen Wallace spoke during the second day of the 2020 Leadership Conference at TROY.

The activist and daughter of George and Lurleen Wallace spoke during the second day of the 2020 Leadership Conference at TROY.

We must have the courage to break from our past, no matter how painful that process can be.

Peggy Wallace Kennedy, daughter of former Alabama governors George and Lurleen Wallace, delivered that message Saturday to participants in the second day of the Leadership Conference Celebrating African American History Month at Troy University.

“I’m joining you…

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Protests are essential part of politics, Berry tells conference participants

Dr. Mary Frances Berry delivers the opening address for the 2020 Leadership Conference Celebrating African American History Month.

Dr. Mary Frances Berry delivers the opening address for the 2020 Leadership Conference Celebrating African American History Month.

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

The 2020 Leadership Conference Celebrating African American History Month is set for Jan. 31-Feb. 1 at Troy University.

The 2020 Leadership Conference Celebrating African American History Month is set for Jan. 31-Feb. 1 at Troy University.

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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