Exhibit examining racial violence, lynching coming to Troy University’s Rosa Parks Museum

A display of shirts representing victims of racial violence is part of an exhibit by Renee Billingslea, opening Thursday at the Rosa Parks Museum.

A display of shirts representing victims of racial violence is part of an exhibit by Renee Billingslea, opening Thursday at the Rosa Parks Museum.

“The Fabric of Race,” an exhibit by Renee Billingslea that examines racial violence and lynching in America, will open at Troy University’s Rosa Parks Museum on April 20 with an opening reception set for 6 p.m.

The exhibit, described as “a visual environment for all to enter, learn and contemplate racial violence and lynching,” is…

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Free screening of John Lewis documentary set for March 31 at Troy University’s Davis Theatre

Troy University will present a free screening of the documentary on Congressman John Lewis on March 31 at the Davis Theatre for the Performing Arts.

Troy University will present a free screening of the documentary on Congressman John Lewis on March 31 at the Davis Theatre for the Performing Arts.

MONTGOMERY — Troy University’s Office of Sponsored Programs and the Rosa Parks Museum will bring the documentary highlighting the life of Civil Rights hero, human rights champion and Congressional leader John Lewis to Montgomery on March 31 for a free screening.

The screening of “Get in the Way: The Journey of John Lewis,” will be…

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Rosa Parks Museum’s community forum series to examine issues of importance to women

Rosa Parks Museum introduced the Real Talk Community Forum series last fall and have three new forums set for March.

Rosa Parks Museum introduced the Real Talk Community Forum series last fall and have three new forums set for March.

A series of free community forums addressing issues affecting women will be presented this month by Troy University’s Rosa Parks Museum, located at the University’s Montgomery Campus.

The Real Talk Community Forums, which will begin at 6 p.m. on March 14, 21 and 28 in the museum’s auditorium, are being presented in recognition of Women’s…

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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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