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Alumnus Theo Moore’s documentary on Africatown community streaming free on Saturday

TROY alumnus Theo Moore II was inspired to share the story of Africatown by highlighting the people rather than just the community itself.

TROY alumnus Theo Moore II was inspired to share the story of Africatown by highlighting the people rather than just the community itself.

Hiztorical Vision Productions founder and Troy University alumnus Theo Moore has created a new documentary to explore the history and future of Africatown – “Afrikan By Way of American.”

Africatown is a community in Mobile, Alabama formed by the descendants of slaves aboard America’s last slave ship, Clotilda.

Moore, who founded HVP in 2017 to…

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Alabama Bicentennial projects conclude in Phenix City

Former Phenix City Vice Chancellor Dr. David White seated next to the statue of Albert Patterson

Former Phenix City Vice Chancellor Dr. David White seated next to the statue of Albert Patterson

The Alabama Bicentennial Committee in Phenix City and Russell County recently produced a series of successful projects as a result of over three years of planning and dedication.

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Troy University awarded National Endowment for the Arts ‘Big Read’ grant

TROY Montgomery's Rosa Parks Library and Museum will parnter with area high schools and libraries, and others to present Big Read events next spring.

TROY Montgomery's Rosa Parks Library and Museum will parnter with area high schools and libraries, and others to present Big Read events next spring.

Troy University has received a National Endowment for the Arts grant in the amount of $15,000 to host the NEA Big Read, a program designed to revitalize the role of reading in American culture.

An initiative of the National Endowment for the Arts in partnership with Arts Midwest, the NEA Big Read seeks to broaden…

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Photography exhibit to kick off National Endowment for the Arts Big Read events at Troy University

National Endowment for the Arts Big Read events at Troy University center around the book

National Endowment for the Arts Big Read events at Troy University center around the book "Silver Sparrow" by Tayari Jones.

MONTGOMERY – An exhibit of the work of internationally known photographer Laylah Amatullah Barrayn, which will open March 16 at Troy University’s Rosa Parks Museum, will kick off the University’s National Endowment for the Arts Big Read events.

Barrayn will be on hand at 6 p.m. on March 16 to talk about the exhibit, “Her…

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