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Lucille Times launched a boycott of city buses before the Montgomery Bus Boycott began

Nearly six months prior to the beginning of the Montgomery Bus Boycott, Lucille Times began her own boycott of city buses.

Nearly six months prior to the beginning of the Montgomery Bus Boycott, Lucille Times began her own boycott of city buses.

Just four days after Rosa Parks was arrested for failing to give up her seat on a Montgomery city bus to a white male passenger, the Montgomery Bus Boycott began. However, for one Montgomery resident, the bus boycott had begun nearly six months earlier.

“I started the Montgomery Bus Boycott,” the 94-year-old Times said, remembering…

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Troy University’s Rosa Parks Museum to present ‘Conversation with Mrs. Lucille Times’

Six months prior to the arrest of Rosa Parks, Mrs. Lucille Times had a confrontation with a white bus driver who tried to run her car off the road.

Six months prior to the arrest of Rosa Parks, Mrs. Lucille Times had a confrontation with a white bus driver who tried to run her car off the road.

MONTGOMERY – Troy University’s Rosa Parks Museum will present “A Conversation with Mrs. Lucille Times,” at 6 p.m. on Feb. 23 in the museum’s auditorium.

The event is free and open to the public. However, seating is limited and those wishing to participate are asked to RSVP to mburkhardt@troy.edu. Dr. Felicia Bell, director of the…

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Artist Stephen Hayes discusses inspiration for “Cash Crop”

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The exhibit "Cash Crop" by artist Stephen Hayes is currently on display at the Rosa Parks Museum.

Artist Stephen Hayes sought to capture the horror of the Trans-Atlantic slave trade with the exhibit “Cash Crop,” currently on display at Troy University’s Rosa Parks Museum.

Seeing the image of the Brooks slave ship plans moved Hayes to create the installation, which consists of 15 life-size sculptures, each one chained and bound, bearing outlines…

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Birthday celebration set for Saturday at TROY’s Rosa Parks Museum

Troy University's Rosa Parks Museum will celebrate Mrs. Parks' 104th birthday on Saturday with free tours and musical and theatrical performances.

Troy University's Rosa Parks Museum will celebrate Mrs. Parks' 104th birthday on Saturday with free tours and musical and theatrical performances.

Troy University’s Rosa Parks Museum will celebrate what would have been Mrs. Parks’ 104th birthday on Saturday with free tours, musical and theatrical performances and birthday cake.

The celebration will take place from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the museum, located at 252 Montgomery St., on the Troy University Montgomery Campus.

“Mrs. Parks…

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