Troy University’s Rosa Parks Museum to receive donation of historic African American magazines

Posted: Friday, 26 February 2016

MONTGOMERY – Troy University's Rosa Parks Museum will receive a donation of more than 500 historic African American magazines dating in the 1950s and 1960s during a press conference at 9 a.m. on Monday, Feb. 29, in the museum's atrium on the University's Montgomery Campus.

Dr. Felicia Bell, director of the museum, will speak to media about the donation and plans for using the donated magazines as an outreach to city schools and the community as a resource for discussion of the Civil Rights Movement and how it was covered by the African American media.

Dr. Lance Tatum, Vice Chancellor of the Montgomery Campus, will also make remarks during the press conference. Media covering the event are asked to be in place by 8:45 a.m. Please confirm your coverage intentions by contacting Andy Ellis at 334-268-9983 or