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The Other Alexandria: The first coach of Parker-Gray High School

By Char McCargo Bah Parker-Gray High School had many dedicated teachers that taught African American children from 1920 to 1965. Those teachers spent their time...

Parker-Gray High School Memorial Walkway bricks for sale

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] The city and Alexandria African American Hall of Fame are creating a memorial walkway to honor the 100th anniversary of...

A school cook’s forgotten civil rights stand

By Jim McElhatton  In the fall of 1958, longtime Alexandria schools superintendent Thomas Chambliss “T.C.” Williams took the unusual step of firing a black school...

Alexandria City Public Schools inducts six athletes to hall of fame

By Alexa Epitropoulos | [email protected] Alexandria City Public Schools inducted six athletes into its Athletic Hall of Fame at a ceremony held Friday evening. The Athletic...