Troy University Black History Month Events

Posted: Monday, 01 February 2010

Troy University will host a number of events during February celebrating Black History Month. Members of the media are invited to cover any of the following scheduled activities:
  • Sunday, Feb. 7: “Alabama’s Civil Rights Trail” bus tour featuring author Frye Gaillard. Discussion, roundtable, and reception at the Rosa Parks Museum auditorium and exhibition hall, 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.
  • Monday, Feb. 8: Workshop on civil rights for elementary and secondary students. Rosa Parks Museum, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.
  • Tuesday, Feb. 9: Screening of the film “The Negro Soldier (1944)” and roundtable discussion featuring black World War II veterans. Rosa Parks Museum auditorium, 6 p.m.
  • Friday, Feb. 12: Harlem Renaissance Parlor Party featuring poetry reading, jazz ensemble and reception. Tine’s Alley in Whitley Hall, Montgomery Campus, 7 p.m.
  • Wednesday, Feb. 17: “Moisture of the Earth” book signing and lecture featuring author Fran Buss and Mary Robinson. Rosa Parks Museum Auditorium, 6 p.m.
  • Monday, Feb. 22, McPherson-Mitchell Memorial Lecture in Southern History featuring Dr. Stephen Berry, University of Georgia, “The Historiography of the Civil War.” Claudia Crosby Theater, Troy Campus, 5 p.m.
For more details, a full press release is available online: