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Rosa Parks Holiday

We are excited to announce an entire weekend (and a little bit of a weekday) of activities surrounding Rosa Parks Day. December 1st is the day that Parks refused to give up her seat on a Montgomery bus, the final straw preceded by years of organizing and activism. Several organizations and groups in the city will be hosting events to celebrate and remember Rosa Parks. Speakers will include Mayor Steven Reed, Bishop Vashti M. McKenzie, Rev. Dr. Agnes Lover, and Dr. Julius Scruggs! See the full schedule below and join us!

Saturday, November 3
8:00 a.m.
Community Unity Breakfast
St. Paul AME Church, 706 East Patton Avenue
Speaker: Mayor Steven Reed
Contact: Val Bright at 334-300-1186 or
Lamar P. Higgins at 334-546-3383

10:00 a.m.
Unity Walk
Dexter Avenue King Memorial Baptist Church to Rosa Parks Museum
Contact: 334-286-8577

Sunday, December 1
1:00 p.m.
Rosa Parks Statue Dedication
Montgomery Plaza at Court Street Fountain
Contact: Anshley Ledbetter at 334-220-7604

3:30 p.m.
Rosa Parks Day Ecumenical Service
St. Paul AME Church, 706 East Patton Avenue
Speaker: Bishop Vashti M. Mckenzie
Contact: Rev. Dr. Agnes Lover at 334-868-3148

December 2
10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Troy University's Rosa Parks Museum Activities
Free Admission: 9 am-5 pm
Contact: Dr. Felicia Bell at 334-241-8615

6:00 p.m.
Alabama State University
64th Anniversary of Montgomery Bus Boycott
First Baptist Church
347 North Ripley Street
Speaker: Dr. Julius Scruggs
Contact: Dr. Janice Franklin at 334-229-4106

This event is sponsored by Troy University, St. Paul AME Church (Mrs. Parks home church), Montgomery Improvement Association, Alabama State University, the City of Montgomery and the Montgomery County Commission.

More Information on Website:

Multiple venues

Free Event

Category: History, Civil Rights, Community

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