Tag Archives: Montgomery Bus Boycott

TROY’s Rosa Parks Museum plans activities for inaugural Rosa Parks Day observance

November 26, 2018
By Andy Ellis

Saturday will mark the inaugural observance of Rosa Parks Day in Alabama, and Troy University’s Rosa Parks Museum has events planned as a part of the local celebration.

The Alabama Legislature approved a bill introduced by Rep. Laura Hall and Sen. Vivian Figures, declaring Dec. 1 as Rosa Parks Day. The bill’s passage made Alabama…

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New exhibit to open at Troy University’s Rosa Parks Museum tonight

October 11, 2018
By Andy Ellis

A new exhibit examining Rosa Parks’ peaceful protest when she refused to relinquish her seat on a Montgomery city bus in 1955 and how those actions continue to inspire nonviolent civil disobedience today will open Thursday night at Troy University’s Rosa Parks Museum.

An opening reception is set for 6 p.m. in the museum’s exhibit…

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Troy University’s Rosa Parks Museum receives grant for traveling exhibits

July 16, 2018
By Andy Ellis

Troy University’s Rosa Parks Museum has received a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) to create two traveling exhibits highlighting women who played key roles within the Montgomery Bus Boycott.

The more than $119,000 grant received by the museum was one of 26 awards made nationally through the IMLS African American…

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