Commemoration of the Anniversary of the Montgomery Bus Boycott Sponsored by Alabama State University
Posted By: Reggie Culpepper on December 02, 2019 |
Sponsored by Alabama State University's National Center for the Study of Civil Rights & African-American Culture
WHAT: Citywide Commemoration of the 64th Anniversary of the Montgomery Bus Boycott, sponsored by ASU.
WHEN: Tonight (Monday/Dec. 2), at 6 p.m.
WHERE: First Baptist Church at 347 North Ripley St. - across from the MPD headquarters.
The public and the news media are invited to attend and cover tonight's (Monday/Dec.
2), Citywide Commemoration of the 64th Anniversary of the Montgomery Bus Boycott, which is sponsored by Alabama State University's National Center for the Study of Civil Rights & African-American Culture.
It begins at 6 p.m. at the First Baptist Church that is located at 347 North Ripley St., which is across from the MPD headquarters.
The event will contain music, historical recollections and a keynote address by Dr. Julius Scruggs. Tonight's event is the end of the several citywide commemorations of Rosa Parks' brave stand for freedom, and the establishment of the 381-day Montgomery Bus Boycott, which ended segregated busing in Montgomery and gave birth to the modern civil rights movement in America.
If you enjoyed this article, Join HBCU CONNECT today for similar content and opportunities via email!
More From This Author
|Delaware State University Awarded Five-Year $7.5 Million Research Grant to Establish Quantum Sensing Center|
|Attend the MARCO X HBCU Entertainment Summit w/ John David Washington, Chris Paul, Kenya Barris & more!|
|Delaware State University Gets Five-Year $1.3M Grant to Fund Science Summer Program for Middle School Students|