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Rosa Parks Museum teams with That’s My Child for Junior Curator exhibit

January 15, 2020
By Andy Ellis

A new exhibit featuring Civil Rights-era photographs and representing a collaboration between Troy University’s Rosa Parks Museum and students from That’s My Child will open Jan. 16.

The exhibit, “2020 Visions of Civil Rights,” is made possible through the Museum’s partnerships with the Alabama Department of Archives and History, the Alabama Power Foundation and…

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Rosa Parks Day activities commemorate Civil Rights icon

December 4, 2019
By Andy Ellis

On Dec. 1, 1955, Rosa Parks boarded a Montgomery city bus outside the department store where she worked as a seamstress.

A few blocks later, in front of what was then the Empire Theater, Mrs. Parks would be arrested for failing to relinquish her seat to a white male passenger in a…

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Rosa Parks Museum to celebrate Juneteenth with free block party on June 22

May 31, 2019
By Andy Ellis

Troy University’s Rosa Parks Museum will celebrate Juneteenth on Saturday, June 22 with a free block party including local performers and vendors, food, arts and crafts, a children’s play area and free museum admission.

The theme of the third annual event, which will take place from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., is “Celebrating Freedom, Equality…

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