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Author to discuss new Rosa Parks book at Troy University’s Rosa Parks Museum Feb. 25

February 13, 2020
By Andy Ellis

 Susan Reyburn, senior writer-editor in the Library of Congress Publishing Office, will visit Troy University’s Rosa Parks Museum at 6 p.m. on Feb. 25 to discuss her new book “Rosa Parks: In Her Own Words.”

The event is free and open to the public and will be held in the museum’s auditorium.

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Rosa Parks Museum to celebrate Civil Rights icon’s birthday on Feb. 4

February 3, 2020
By Andy Ellis

Troy University’s Rosa Parks Museum will honor its namesake on what would have been Mrs. Parks’ 107th birthday on Tuesday, Feb. 4 with activities throughout the day and free admission to the museum.

The Montgomery 1950s-era bus will also be on display outside of the museum from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Duron Hale will…

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Troy University’s Rosa Parks Museum to celebrate birthday of late Civil Rights icon

January 31, 2019
By Andy Ellis

Troy University’s Rosa Parks Museum will celebrate what would have been the Civil Rights icon’s 106th birthday on Monday, Feb. 4 with free admission, special activities and a birthday cake.

Mrs. Parks, often referred to as the Mother of the Civil Rights Movement, died in October 2005 at the age of 92. Her Dec. 1,…

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