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Still work to be done as Alabama celebrates inaugural Rosa Parks Day

December 3, 2018
By Andy Ellis

As the State of Alabama celebrated the inaugural Rosa Parks Day on Saturday, many leaders agreed that while the woman known as the “Mother of the Civil Rights Movement” would likely be pleased with progress that has been made, they admitted there is work to be done.

Troy University’s Rosa Parks Museum joined St. Paul…

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TROY’s Rosa Parks Museum plans activities for inaugural Rosa Parks Day observance

November 26, 2018
By Andy Ellis

Saturday will mark the inaugural observance of Rosa Parks Day in Alabama, and Troy University’s Rosa Parks Museum has events planned as a part of the local celebration.

The Alabama Legislature approved a bill introduced by Rep. Laura Hall and Sen. Vivian Figures, declaring Dec. 1 as Rosa Parks Day. The bill’s passage made Alabama…

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New exhibit to open at Troy University’s Rosa Parks Museum tonight

October 11, 2018
By Andy Ellis

A new exhibit examining Rosa Parks’ peaceful protest when she refused to relinquish her seat on a Montgomery city bus in 1955 and how those actions continue to inspire nonviolent civil disobedience today will open Thursday night at Troy University’s Rosa Parks Museum.

An opening reception is set for 6 p.m. in the museum’s exhibit…

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