Tag Archives: Troy University

Protests are essential part of politics, Berry tells conference participants

February 1, 2020
By Andy Ellis

Dr. Mary Frances Berry on Friday told participants in the Leadership Conference Celebrating African American History Month that protests play a vital role in politics.

Speaking during the opening session of the conference at Troy University on Friday night, Berry drew on her experiences with “protests that worked” such as the Free South Africa…

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Nall Day kicks off with a luncheon in the artist’s honor

May 7, 2019
By Clif Lusk

Native son and internationally acclaimed artist Fred “Nall” Hollis now has his own day in the city of Troy, thanks to a proclamation by city leaders. May 7 is now “Nall Day” in the city, with backup from proclamations by the Alabama House and Senate.

The proclamations were presented at a luncheon in Nall’s honor…

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Warnock, Ross to serve as keynote speakers for annual Leadership Conference

January 14, 2019
By Andy Ellis

The Rev. Dr. Raphael Warnock, pastor of Atlanta’s Ebenezer Baptist Church, and Dr. Quinton Ross, President of Alabama State University, will serve as keynote speakers during the 2019 Leadership Conference Celebrating African American History Month Feb. 1-2 at Troy University.

Dr. Warnock will deliver the conference’s opening address on Friday, Feb. 1, in the Trojan…

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