MONTGOMERY—Troy University’s Rosa Parks Museum will kickoff Black History Month on Feb.7-8 by hosting the Freedom Bus Tour celebrating the new book “Alabama’s Civil Rights Trail: An Illustrated Guide to the Cradle of Freedom.”
The museum will host a reception, book signing and lecture featuring author Frye Gaillard on Sunday, Feb. 7, from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m., followed by a seminar on Monday, Feb. 8, from 9 a.m. to noon.
Both events are free and open to the public.
The museum stop is the first in a multi-city tour sponsored by the University of Alabama Press celebrating the publication of “Alabama’s Civil Rights Trail.” The book tells the story of Alabama’s great civil rights events and lesser-known moments paired with a practical guide to Alabama’s preserved civil rights sites and monuments.
TROY’s celebration of Black History Month will continue with other free events open to the public, including
For more information about upcoming events contact the Rosa Parks Museum at 334-241-8615.