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Applying historical context makes Montgomery Bus Boycott easier to understand, Bell says

Montgomery Improvement Association leaders’ “Victory Ride” aboard a city bus in December 1955 signaled the end of the 381-day Montgomery Bus Boycott.

Montgomery Improvement Association leaders’ “Victory Ride” aboard a city bus in December 1955 signaled the end of the 381-day Montgomery Bus Boycott.

The Dec. 1, 1955 arrest of Rosa Parks for failure to relinquish her seat on a Montgomery city bus to a white male is often thought of as the spark for the Montgomery Bus Boycott. However, what took place that day at the intersections of Lee and Montgomery streets in Alabama’s capital city was likely…

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Rosa Parks Museum’s Veterans’ Voices exhibit helps veterans, families discover healing properties of art

The Veterans' Voices exhibit, featuring artwork by local veterans who participated in a 7-week program, opened Thursday at the Rosa Parks Museum.

The Veterans' Voices exhibit, featuring artwork by local veterans who participated in a 7-week program, opened Thursday at the Rosa Parks Museum.

When Sarita Gish’s son was deployed in Iraq in 2005, she looked to her art to help her cope with her worry and concern.

Gish, who says she has been painting for most of her life, poured her heart out onto canvas, producing a the piece “My Son…Let Freedom Ring,” which is a part of…

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Rosa Parks Museum to present free art therapy workshops for veterans

Troy University’s Rosa Parks Museum presents a series of free art therapy workshops for area veterans beginning Tuesday, Sept. 20.

Troy University’s Rosa Parks Museum presents a series of free art therapy workshops for area veterans beginning Tuesday, Sept. 20.

Troy University’s Rosa Parks Museum will present a series of free art therapy workshops for area veterans beginning on Tuesday.

The Museum is working with local artist Mark Montoya, who specializes in the healing properties provided through art, to present the workshops, which will take place from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. each Tuesday for…

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