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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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ASU President urges conference attendees to be ‘servant-leaders’

Dr. Quinton Ross spoke at TROY during the second day of the 2019 Leadership Conference Celebrating African American History Month.

Dr. Quinton Ross spoke at TROY during the second day of the 2019 Leadership Conference Celebrating African American History Month.

Alabama State University President Dr. Quinton Ross believes that to be a true leader, one must serve others first.

Ross delivered the keynote address Saturday during the second day of the 2019 Leadership Conference Celebrating African American History Month.

“If you can serve, you are a leader,” said Ross, the 15th president in ASU’s history….

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