The state officially recognized the birthplace of one of Pike County’s most famous residents on Saturday morning.
The “Boy from Troy” a title given to none other than the late congressman John Robert Lewis will now have a historical marker at his birthplace in Troy, Alabama.
The marker, which tells Lewis’ life story, was…
The name of John Robert Lewis is now officially a part of the Troy University campus.
Troy University held a dedication ceremony bestowing Lewis’ name on one of the most prominent buildings on campus Friday morning.
Troy University’s Board of Trustees voted to name the building in Lewis’ honor back in August. Trojan…
Every day Troy University students walk past a building named for civil rights leader John Lewis and a few give their thoughts on what he means to them and their right to vote.
“John Lewis influenced a lot of African-Americans to be able to vote in today’s time,” says Kendrez White, Troy University senior.