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Troy University’s Rosa Parks Museum receives grant for traveling exhibits

July 16, 2018
By Andy Ellis

Troy University’s Rosa Parks Museum has received a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) to create two traveling exhibits highlighting women who played key roles within the Montgomery Bus Boycott.

The more than $119,000 grant received by the museum was one of 26 awards made nationally through the IMLS African American…

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New downtown Montgomery park pays tribute to Rosa Parks

June 25, 2018
By Andy Ellis

A park, located in downtown Montgomery on the site of the department store where Rosa Parks worked as a seamstress, officially opened on Thursday with some special elements paying tribute to the “Mother of the Civil Rights Movement.”

The pocket part, located between buildings at 29 Dexter Ave., has been designated Lower Dexter Park and…

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Troy University’s Rosa Parks Museum to hold Juneteenth celebration on June 23

June 8, 2018
By Andy Ellis

The Rosa Parks Museum at Troy University’s Montgomery Campus will celebrate Juneteenth on June 23 with a free block party including local performers, food, arts and crafts, a children’s play area and free museum tours.

The theme of the second annual event, which will take place from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., is “Celebrate Freedom,…

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