C-SPAN Civics Bus to visit TROY's Rosa Parks Museum

Posted: Tuesday, 24 November 2009

MONTGOMERY—Noted social activist Ruby Nell Sales will deliver a lecture at Troy University’s Rosa Parks Museum on Tuesday, Dec. 1.

The lecture is entitled “Where are the Race Women Today?” and it will begin at 6 p.m. inside the museum auditorium. Admission is free and open to the public.

Sales is an activist, scholar, administrator and educator in the areas of civil, gender and human rights. She has spoken around the country on race, class, gender and reconciliation and has done groundbreaking work on community and nonviolence formation. She serves as the national convener of the Every Church a Peace Church movement.

She is also the director of SpiritHouse, an organization she founded in 2000 to promote a nonviolent world through the arts, spiritual reflection and attention to public policy.

Sales earned degrees from Tuskegee Institute, Manhattanville College and Princeton University. She earned a Masters of Divinity in 1998 from the Episcopal Divinity School in Cambridge, Mass., where she specialized in Feminist, African-American and Liberation Theologies with an emphasis on race, class and gender issues.