Tag Archives: Leadership Conference Celebrating African American History Month

Peggy Wallace Kennedy shares story of reconciliation, forgiveness

February 1, 2020
By Greg Phillips

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

February 1, 2020
By Andy Ellis

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

January 13, 2020
By Andy Ellis

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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