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Celebration of Life Events Announced for Congressman John Lewis

The family of civil rights icon and congressman John Lewis has released details of the Celebration of Life ceremonies that are set to begin Saturday in Troy. A service celebrating “The Boy from Troy” will be held on the campus of Troy University inside Trojan Arena at 10:00AM Saturday. The ceremony is open to the public, but seating is limited….

Mayor Steven Reed Releases a Statement Regarding the Passing of John Lewis

Following the death of civil rights icon, John Lewis, Montgomery Mayor, Steven Reed has released a statement reflecting on Lewis’ life saying in quote: “Our nation and our community have lost a giant. From his humble roots in Pike County, John Lewis rose to become a titan of courage and conscientiousness. His was the voice of righteousness as he bravely, repeatedly…

Church Service Brings Religions Together to Honor Rosa Parks

Sunday, December 1st marks 64 years since Rosa Parks’ arrest sparked the Montgomery Bus Boycott. Events celebrating her legacy continued Sunday night with a church service in Montgomery. The service was held at what Park’s home church: St. Paul AME Church. The service brought people of different religions, backgrounds, and races together with the message of unity. Different pastors and…