Tag: segregation

Filling in the Blanks with Dr. Gregory Hutchings Ed.D.: Implementing equitable...

I recently shared my vision for Alexandria City Public Schools with the Alexandria community. It is perhaps fitting that thanks to last week’s snow,...

Your Views: New name needed for T.C. Williams High School

To the editor: I’ve enjoyed your series on civil rights in Alexandria. It made me sad, however, that the high school continues to carry the...

The day two sisters proved T.C. Williams wrong

By Jim McElhatton Sixty years ago next week, the namesake of Alexandria’s only public high school – former superintendent Thomas Chambliss “T.C.” Williams – appeared...

My View: I was there when James Lomax broke the color...

By Philip Brinkman Your recent feature article about James Lomax, “The homeless man who made civil rights history,” brought back memories of Alexandria during those...

The homeless man who made Alexandria civil rights history

By Jim McElhatton | Email Jim For years, James Lomax spent his afternoons on the same curb across from an Old Town church that serves...

Letter to the editor: Actions of T.C. Williams were reprehensible

To the editor: Dino Drudi argues in his letter, “High school should keep the name T.C. Williams,” in the March 29 Alexandria Times that city...

Letter to the Editor: High school should keep the name T.C....

To the editor: I appreciate your editorial’s suggestion (“Should Alexandria's high school bear the name T.C. Williams?”) to change the name of Alexandria’s high school...

Our View: What’s in a name?

Last week’s Alexandria Times contained a front page story about a courageous black woman named Blois Hundley, who in 1958 was fired from her...
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